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Subrogation Group Wins Partial Motion For Summary Judgment Applying Retail Price Valuation
CM Partner Robert A. Stern was retained to investigate a water loss at a mall in New Jersey. Our Insured was Villeroy & Boch. 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
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
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
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
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.
Appellate Practice Group Welcomes Seasoned Trial and Appellate Litigator William Leathem
William W. Leathem, a seasoned litigator with both law firm and inhouse experience, has practiced in federal courts throughout the country. He has drafted dozens of briefs in the Illinois Appellate Court, the various Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal,
Clausen Miller Partners Jacob Zissu and Serena Skala Obtain S.D.N.Y. Trial Decision in Favor of Underwriter, Dismissing Multi-Million Dollar Breach of Contract Action
In one of the first few trials to proceed remotely in the Southern District of New York during the COVID-19 pandemic, Clausen Miller partners Jacob Zissu and Serena Skala recently obtained a trial decision in favor of an underwriting managing general agent,
Clausen Miller Recognized as One of the Top Law Firms for Women in Equity Partnerships
Clausen Miller not only “talks the talk” it “walks the walk” in promoting gender equality, diversity and inclusion. The firm was recently recognized in Law360’s Glass Ceiling Report as among the top 10 nationally for women in equity partnerships.
Allocation of Fault/Settling Tortfeasors: Upset by the Offset? California’s Second Appellate District Clarifies Jury Awards Involving Parties Who Previously Settled in Good Faith
In Shuler, et al. v. Capital Agricultural Property Services, Inc., et al. (2020) 49
Cal.App.5th 62, the Second Appellate District Court of California revisited California law on joint and several liability, and the proper allocation of jury verdict awards involving previously settled joint tortfeasors who settled in good faith pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure § 877.6.
Dennis Fitzpatrick Elected to the American College of Coverage Counsel
Clausen Miller P.C. is proud to announce that its President, Dennis D. Fitzpatrick, was elected to The American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC). Established in 2012, the ACCC is the preeminent association of U.S. and Canadian lawyers who represent the interests of insurers and policyholders.