George Flynn and Edward Hynes Snatch Victory From the Jaws of a Failed Settlement
Judge Matthew Kennelly, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, granted summary judgment for the defense in a legal malpractice action defended by George K. Flynn and Edward W. Hynes of Clausen Miller.
Clausen Miller Partners Courtney Murphy, Jacob Zissu and Eric Krejci Obtain Jury Verdict in Favor of Insurer, Dismissing Multi-Million Dollar First Party Property Damage Claim
Clausen Miller partners Courtney Murphy, Jacob Zissu and Eric Krejci recently obtained a jury verdict in favor of a major property insurer, dismissing an insured’s multi-million dollar first party property claim stemming from water loss and damage sustained to its vacant building located in Detroit,
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,
Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals Upholds and Validates Assignment of Benefit Insurance Policy Language
The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals on September 5, 2018 upheld and validated insurance policy language that requires the signatures of all insureds and mortgagees on an assignment of benefits (AOB).
The policy language stated “[n]o assignment of claim benefits,
Clausen Miller Partners Amy Paulus and Melinda Kollross Named in Chicago Lawyer 2018 “Women in Law” Edition
Clausen Miller partners Amy Paulus and Melinda Kollross were recognized among the “2018 Top Lawyers – Women Leaders” by Chicago Lawyer Magazine.
Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice Group Leader, a senior shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of Clausen Miller.
Clausen Miller Opens New Office in Florida
Clausen Miller’s primary Florida office is located in Tampa, Florida. The new office enhances the Firm’s ability to offer its full array of legal services throughout Florida including all state and federal courts.
Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2018 Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers
The Law Bulletin Publishing Company, through its subsidiary Leading Lawyers of Chicago, has named 24 Clausen Miller attorneys Leading Lawyers and two attorneys Emerging Lawyers for 2018.
2018 Leading Lawyers
Feldman and Stewart Successful at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals
California partners Ian R. Feldman and Meredith D. Stewart secured a dismissal of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (the “Corps”) claim for over $560,000 in excess reprocurement costs against a subcontractor client arising out of the installation of 2,273 window treatments at the Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Aurora,
What’s Next Now That The Restatement Of Liability Insurance Was Approved?
By: Colleen A. Beverly
Lawyers must stand up for the integrity of the law. Both the insurance industry and policyholders must fight any court’s inclination to rely upon the final Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (the Restatement) to the extent it contravenes the common law,
Don Sampen Article Published in Illinois Bar Journal
An article on the appellate process was recently published by Don R. Sampen in the March 2018 edition of the Illinois Bar Journal. The article is entitled “A Guide to Illinois Interlocutory Appeals. It addresses the requirements for interlocutory appeals under Illinois Supreme Court Rules 306,