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Language of Insurance Policy Governs Even When Flatly Contradicted by Clear and Overwhelming Proof of the Parties’ Intent

It is a truth universally acknowledged (by judges and lawyers, anyway), that unambiguous contract language must be interpreted according to its plain terms, without resort to extrinsic evidence. But what if that extrinsic evidence shows, without dispute, that both parties meant something else entirely? That court answered that question in Shiloh Christian Center v. Aspen Specialty...