Clausen Miller Welcomes Former Sidley Austin Partner Lisa Hausten To Its Appellate And Business Litigation Practice Groups
Clausen Miller is proud to announce that experienced appellate practitioner and business litigator Lisa A. Hausten has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a Partner. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Lisa practiced law at Sidley &
CM Wins Defense Verdict In Cook County Medical Malpractice Case
On August 10, 2016, a Cook County jury rejected Plaintiff’s wrongful death claims against an internal medicine physician and his practice group, both represented by Robert L. Reifenberg and Kathleen M. Klein. The doctor and his group were the sole defendants.
SPECIAL ALERT—FOCUS ON INDIANA: Indiana Supreme Court Clarifies Standard For Summary Judgment
In Gaff v. Indiana-Purdue University of Fort Wayne, 2016 Ind. LEXIS 287 (April 22, 2016), the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Purdue on a cause of action for alleged retaliatory termination from employment due to discrimination brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Casualty Defense Group Obtains Decision Dismissing Trip And Fall Negligence Claim And Cross-Claims
CM Partners Carl M. Perri and Matthew J. Van Dusen were retained to represent defendant Wild Ginger NYC Corp. (“Wild Ginger”), a Manhattan Chinese restaurant that rented space from its co-defendant landlord,
Perri And Leis Obtain Early Dismissal Of Claims In Construction Defect Litigation
Carl Perri and Matthew Leis, partners of the New York and New Jersey offices of Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Casualty Defense Practice Group, recently won summary judgment on behalf of our paving company client in a construction defect action after lengthy motion practice.
Ryerson Acts As Monitoring Counsel At Trial And Obtain A Defense Verdict
Clausen Miller partner Tom Ryerson recently assisted in securing a defense verdict for the City of Chicago in a high-exposure claim against two city paramedics. The plaintiffs alleged that the paramedics acted willfully and wantonly in treating a young lady who experienced a serious allergic reaction after eating take-out food containing peanuts.
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.