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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

September 9, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

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

August 31, 2020 / News

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.

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America and Ones to Watch Lists for 2021

August 20, 2020 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce Amy R. Paulus, Sava Alexander Vojcanin and Edward M. Kay have been named to the Best Lawyers in America ranking, and Marisa G. Michaelsen has been named to the Ones to Watch list for 2021.

Appellate Practice Group Chair Melinda Kollross Secures Win in Idaho Supreme Court

April 22, 2020 / News

CM Appellate Practice Group chair Melinda S. Kollross was retained by one of our premier insurance clients to defend plaintiff’s appeal to the Idaho Supreme Court seeking a narrow construction of the Idaho Worker’s Compensation Law as affording immunity in linear fashion covering only the direct employer and statutory employer of the injured worker.

“Disinterested” Appraiser Question Certified to Florida Supreme Court

April 20, 2020 / News

On April 15, 2020, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal certified to Florida’s Supreme Court the following question deemed to be of great public importance[1]:

CAN A FIDUCIARY, SUCH AS A PUBLIC ADJUSTER OR APPRAISER WHO IS IN A CONTRACTUAL AGENT-PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE INSUREDS AND WHO RECEIVES A CONTINGENCY FEE FROM THE APPRAISAL AWARD,

IL Grants Civil Immunity for Healthcare Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 14, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

On April 1, 2020, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order limiting healthcare providers’ civil liability stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.  This executive order will, in practice, bar medical malpractice suits against medical professionals for their care for COVID-19 patients. 

Illinois Coronavirus Lawsuit Implicates Healthcare and Employment Practices Liability Concerns

April 6, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

As noted in the
ongoing blitz of professional and news commentaries, the COVID-19 pandemic spans
numerous legal practice areas, from force majeure clauses, to first-party
property insurance claims, to premises and professional liability defense. 

New Jersey Considers COVID-19 Legislation Compelling Insurers to Pay Business Interruption Coverage Due to Coronavirus

March 31, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

New
Jersey recently introduced Assembly Bill 3844, which would require insurers to
provide business interruption coverage to companies with less than 100 eligible
employees, defined as those who work at least 25 hours a week,

Clausen Miller’s First-Party Property COVID-19 Task Force

March 25, 2020 / News

As COVID-19 continues to impact all corners of the globe, we are not simply throwing together blurbs for Twitter, but rather carefully listening to the needs of our clients who are already facing insurance claims arising out of the Coronavirus.

A Message To Our Valued Clients

March 19, 2020 / News

As COVID-19 continues to impact everyone around the world, we would like to let you know that all of our offices remain open. In addition to ensuring the safety and well-being of our team members,

  • 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

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    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

  • Orlando

    Florida 32801

    618 E. South Street

    Suite 500

    Orlando, Florida 32801

    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