Melinda Kollross Published in DRI’s For the Defense Magazine
Clausen Miller senior partner and Appellate Practice Group Co-Chair Melinda Kollross is a featured author in the February 2019 edition of The Defense Research Institute (DRI)’s For the Defense Magazine. Melinda’s article “Preparing Effective Appeal Assessments“ provides valuable insight into what makes for an effective appeal assessment from the client’s perspective,
Clausen Miller P.C. Expands Its Reach in Florida by Welcoming South Florida Partner Daniel Tamaroff
Clausen Miller is proud to announce that Daniel Tamaroff has joined the Firm’s Florida office as a Partner. Daniel is located in the West Palm Beach area and has extensive litigation experience throughout South Florida,
Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers
Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection process is rigorous and includes independent research,
Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act: What Does It Mean to Be “Aggrieved”?
by Clausen Miller’s Data Privacy and Security Practice Group
On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court decided in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp., 2019 IL 123186 (Ill.
“No-Recoupment” Default Rule in Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance Cited by Illinois Court in Support of Ruling Dismissing Insurer Recoupment Claim
In Gilbane, Inc. v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, Inc., (case no. 2016‑CH‑15163) a Cook County, Illinois court dismissed an insurer’s claim for recoupment of a $7.5 million settlement payment from its policyholder based on the equitable theory of unjust enrichment.
No Coverage For Fraudulent Wine Purchases Under “Private Collections” Policy
Earlier this year, we wrote about a California Appellate Court case holding that an unsuspecting wine collector who purchased millions of dollars’ worth of counterfeit wine from a “villainous wine dealer” sustained a financial loss,
Clausen Miller’s Appellate Practice Group Nationally and Regionally Ranked By U.S. News and World Report
Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that its Appellate Practice Group has once again been ranked both nationally and regionally (Chicago) in U.S. News and World Reports 2019 “Best Law Firms.” (See https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/clausen-miller-pc/overview/39045).
Clausen Miller P.C. Expands Its Reach in Florida by Welcoming Orlando Partner Scott Dornstein
Clausen Miller is proud to announce that Scott Dornstein has joined the Firm’s Florida office as a Partner. Scott is located in Orlando and enhances the Firm’s ability to cover the central and mid-coastal regions of Florida.
Kristin Esposito and Valeri Nowik Save Insurer Significant Dollars in Cook County Jury Trial
CM attorneys Kristen Esposito and Valeri Nowik recently tried a rear end accident case before a Cook County jury. The insurer offered $50,000 to settle the case. The Plaintiff rejected the offer and demanded $140,000.
Restatement of Law of Liability Insurance: The Plain-Meaning Rule
By: Amy R. Paulus and Henry T.M. LeFevre-Snee
The American Law Institute’s (“ALI”) draft Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance’s (“Restatement”) use of “custom, practice and usage” evidence to determine the plain meaning of unambiguous terms does not find support in a majority of states,