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Insurer Potentially Liable For TCPA Violations By Claimed Agents

September 24, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 23, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an insurance company could be held liable on an agency theory for unauthorized robocalls under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act,

Obligation Found For Allegations ‘Straddling’ Vicarious Liability

September 9, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 7, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an additional insurer owed a defense to an additional insured covered only for vicarious liability,

Disclosure Of Umbrella Policy Not Required By State Statute

August 25, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, August 24, 2021

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an Insurance Code requirement that an automobile insurer must disclose the insured’s “liability insurance policy,” did not require disclosure of the insured’s umbrella coverage when requested by a claimant seeking recovery against the insured.

Boundaries: The Court Limits District Liability For Shootings

August 20, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Paul V. Esposito

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw famously said, “Youth is wasted on the young.” We can think back to those carefree teenage days, wishing we had the chance to re-live them.

Gone But Not Forgotten: Court Limits Emotional Distress Recovery For Lost Personal Property

August 20, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Paul V. Esposito

We collect stuff. Lots of stuff. Whether we collect on purpose, or collect on impulse, we collect all the same. We’ve collected so much that now there’s a movement of minimalists urging us to rid ourselves of most of it.

The Minuses Win: A Physician’s Limited Liability For An IME Examination

August 18, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Paul V. Esposito

If you’re lucky, an answer is obvious. But for life’s thornier problems, an answer may not be so obvious—or not obvious at all. That’s why they’re thorny. So in figuring out an answer,

Insurer Found To Have No Warranty Liability To Assignees Of Tort Claim

August 10, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, August 10, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a subcontractor’s waiver of the Kotecki cap did not subject the subcontractor’s insurer to liability for the subcontractor’s alleged breach of warranty,

Insurer Bound By Judgment In Case It Was Not A Party To

August 10, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 29, 2021

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an automobile insurer was collaterally estopped from contesting a judgment in another case,

Extrinsic Evidence Properly Considered In Coverage Denial For Sexual Molestation

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Don R. Sampen 

The evidence on which an insurer may rely in making a decision whether to defend an insured constitutes a frequent issue in liability coverage matters.  Some jurisdictions subscribe to the “eight corners” rule,

Reimbursement Owed To Non-owner’s Automobile Insurer

July 13, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 13, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an award of defense costs in favor of one insurer and against another under overlapping automobile liability policies,

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

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    New York 10005

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    New York, New York 10005

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    California 92691

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    Mission Viejo, California 92691

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    New Jersey 07932

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    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

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    Indiana 46360

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    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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    Wisconsin 54914

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    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

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    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

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    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

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    Florida 33609

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    Tampa, Florida 33609

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    California 94111

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    San Francisco, California 94111

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