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CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 4

January 13, 2021 / CM Reports

Illinois Supreme Court Creates New Law And Shows Why It Is Crucial To Argue In The Alternative

In Dameron v. Mercy Hosp., 2020 IL 125219, the Illinois Supreme Court answered a question of first impression regarding discovery in a medical malpractice case.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 3

November 3, 2020 / CM Reports

New York Appellate Court Affirmed Jury Verdict For Plaintiff In Car Accident Case Where Defendant Had Right-Of-Way

Recently, the New York Supreme Court, Second Department affirmed a jury verdict in favor of a plaintiff in a car accident case where the defendant had the right-of-way.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 3

October 20, 2020 / CM Reports

Seventh Circuit Certifies Illinois Contribution Act Issue To Illinois Supreme Court: Preserve Your Record

On August 5, 2020, the Seventh Circuit issued its decision in Roberts v. Alexandria Transp., 968 F.3d 794 (7th Cir.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 2

August 4, 2020 / CM Reports

Massachusetts Appellate Court Holds Broker On The “Hook” For Spoiled Seafood

WhiteCap International Seafood Exporters, Inc. (“Plaintiff ”) filed suit against insurance broker Eastern Insurance Group, LLC (“Defendant”). The Appeals Court of Massachusetts vacated Defendant’s motion for summary judgment.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 2

July 22, 2020 / CM Reports

SCOTUS Holds Title 7 Protects Gay and Transgender Workers: Justice Neil Gorsuch Stays True To His Word That Words Are Dispositive In Judicial Decisions

There can be no clearer example of the application of the judicial philosophy of “textualism” than the decision authored by Justice Gorsuch in Bostock v.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 1

April 22, 2020 / CM Reports

A New Jersey Appellate Court Finds Ambiguity In The Exclusions Section Of A Policy Cannot Create Coverage For An Unlisted Peril

The Superior Court of New Jersey reversed the grant of summary judgment to the Insureds,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 1

April 14, 2020 / CM Reports

Using The Special Interrogatory In Illinois Civil Jury Trials—A Plan Of Action

The plaintiff ’s bar—especially the plaintiff’s personal injury bar—has been clamoring for years in Illinois to abolish the special interrogatory. Plaintiff’s lawyers don’t like the special interrogatory because it places a much needed check on a jury’s rendition of a general verdict.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 4

January 21, 2020 / CM Reports

Connecticut Court Holds That Homeowner Has No Coverage Under Property Policy For Defective Foundation

In Jemiola v. Hartford Cas. Ins. Co., 2019 Conn. LEXIS 340, 2019 WL 5955904 (Nov. 12,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 4

January 15, 2020 / CM Reports

California Enacts Significant Changes To Davis-Stirling Homeowners Association Laws

On October 12, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 323 (“SB 323”) into law. This new statute makes significant changes to Civil Code § 4000 et seq.,

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 3

October 23, 2019 / CM Reports

Coverage For Mischief And Vandalism Applies Only To Human Conduct

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania held that acts of raccoons in causing damage to a dwelling cannot be considered “vandalism and mischief ” so as to fall within the coverage afforded under a specified perils dwelling policy.

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