Insurer Not Responsible For Subcontractor’s Underlying Settlement For Its Faulty Work
Metro North, the governing body of a condominium in Chicago, filed suit against the developer, multiple contractors and multiple subcontractors for defective construction that caused, among other issues, water infiltration. CSC Glass, one of the subcontractors,
Defense Department’s Success In New York Continues
Summary Judgment Granted In Favor Of Clausen Miller’s Client In Construction Defect Litigation
Carl M. Perri (NY/NJ Shareholder) and Matthew T. Leis (NY/NJ Partner) in Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Causality Defense department,
Clausen Miller Scores Major Diacetyl Victory
On March 4, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued a decision that may have national implications in the long-running litigation involving use of the ingredient diacetyl in butter flavoring for popcorn.
Kearney Elected Fellow In American Academy Of Appellate Lawyers
Clausen Miller P.C. Partner Kimbley A. Kearney was recently elected a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers. Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer.
Clausen Miller Appellate Group Scores Major Victory
The Clausen Miller Appellate Group scored a major victory in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which issued an opinion with nationwide implications for the Diacetyl Litigation Community, and all toxic tort lawyers as well.
Casualty Defense Group Obtains Decision Dismissing Labor Law Third-Party And Cross-Claims
CM partners Carl Perri and Matthew Van Dusen were retained to represent defendant/fourth third-party defendant Celtic Sheet Metal, Inc. (“Celtic”), an air conditioning duct installation company. Celtic was hired by defendant/fourth third-party plaintiff Admore Air Conditioning Corp.
Ryerson And Shinkan Obtain Defense Verdict In Cook County–Plaintiff Asked Jury For Over $7 Million
CM partners Tom Ryerson and Scott Shinkan earned a jury verdict in favor of their client in a recent trial in Chicago. The pain management physician allegedly failed to timely diagnose a vertebral infection in a hospitalized patient.
Kearney Wins Summary Judgment In New York Appellate Division
The decision of New York’s Appellate Division, First Department in Atkins v. Flat Rate Moversexemplifies the success that can be achieved by appealing the denial of summary judgment in those jurisdictions that permit it.
CM Partners Victorious On Appellate Rehearing
In Stuckey v. The Renaissance at Midway, CM partners Rodd Elges and Melinda Kollross recently succeeded in the difficult task of convincing an appellate court to reverse itself on rehearing. The case involved interpretation of the Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.
Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars
Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that seven attorneys were selected as 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers and four attorneys were selected as Illinois Rising Stars in Illinois by Super Lawyers magazine.
Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.