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Insurer Wins First Appellate Decision Addressing COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage

July 13, 2021 / CM Reports / News

By Melinda S. Kollross

In the first appellate decision nationwide addressing business interruption coverage for COVID-19 pandemic related losses, the Eighth Circuit ruled for the insurer, holding that Cincinnati Insurance Company does not have to pay an Iowa dental clinic for losses due to government-imposed COVID-19 restrictions. 

Yolanda Wells Promoted To Manager
of Human Resources

July 7, 2021 / News

Clausen Miller P.C. and its Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Yolanda Wells has assumed new responsibilities as the Firm’s Manager of Human Resources.  Yolanda will plan, lead, and implement the Firm’s HR policies and benefits programs for our staff,

Clausen Miller Partners Educate The Illinois Bar By Authoring Chapters In The Illinois Institute Of Continuing Legal Education Handbook On Chancery And Special Remedies

June 15, 2021 / News

Clausen Miller Partners Don Sampen, Joseph Ferrini and Ed Kay again have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in the legal profession by authoring two Chapters for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Handbook entitled “Chancery and Special Remedies.”

Ed Kay and Don Sampen authored a chapter on the “Principles of Contempt” fully examining all the substantive and procedural “ins and outs” of civil direct and indirect contempt and criminal direct and indirect contempt and appellate issues regarding these contempt proceedings.

TMI!: HIPAA Informs State Law Negligence Claims

By Paul V. Esposito

Americans value their privacy. They particularly value it regarding medical matters. The reasons are many. A disclosure of private medical information can adversely impact a person’s employment. It can call unwanted attention to a person’s condition.

Florida Legislature Approves Changes To Property Insurance Laws For Admitted And Surplus Lines Insurers

May 6, 2021 / News / Writing and Speaking

By Charles W. Deutsch

On Friday, April 30, 2021, on the last day of Florida’s annual legislative session, the Florida state legislature passed Senate Bill 76. The bill, which is expected to be signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis,

Subrogation Group Wins Partial Motion For Summary Judgment Applying Retail Price Valuation

March 30, 2021 / News

CM Partner Robert A. Stern was retained to investigate a water loss at a mall in New Jersey.  Our Insured was a retail store.  The Insured submitted a claim to CM’s client for the damage to its high-end ceramic dinnerware,

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

February 16, 2021 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers and one attorney was selected as an Illinois Rising Star in Illinois by Super Lawyers magazine.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.

Clausen Miller P.C. Names Three New Shareholders and One Attorney to Income Partner

February 10, 2021 / News

Clausen Miller P.C. elected Thomas D. Jacobson, Anne E. Kevlin, and Scott R. Shinkan to Shareholder.

Thomas “Tommy” Jacobson works in both the Florham Park and New York offices. His practice areas include first-party property,

Illinois Legislature Provides for Prejudgment Interest on Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Judgments

January 28, 2021 / News

On January 13, 2021, Illinois House Bill 3360 passed the Illinois Legislature amending section 2-1303 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure to provide, for the first time in Illinois personal injury litigation, prejudgment interest on personal injury and wrongful death judgments.

Abolition of Illinois Public Duty Immunity Doctrine is Prospective Only

December 1, 2020 / News

The decision in Coleman v. East Joliet Fire Protection District, 2016 IL 117952 (2016) was another politically charged decision from the Illinois Supreme Court where the four Democratic Justices ruled over three Republican Justices to abolish a long-standing Illinois legal precedent upholding the public duty immunity rule.

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

    27285 Las Ramblas

    Suite 200

    Mission Viejo, California 92691

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman