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Hill Co-Authors Article Recently Published In The Brief

February 6, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

Clausen Miller partner Celeste A. Hill has co-authored an article titled “Considerations for a Strong Settlement Agreement that Best Resolves Your Property Insurance Case” which appears in the 2015 winter edition of The Brief,

Insured Bound By Low Underinsured Limit

January 27, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a policy form used for an insured’s selection of an underinsured automobile coverage limit sufficiently stated the requirements of the Insurance Code so as to make the insured’s selection of minimum coverage binding.

Ryerson Provides Commentary For Law360 Article Regarding Toxic Tort Suits

January 27, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

Clausen Miller P.C. senior partner Thomas H. Ryerson recently provided Law360 with commentary regarding an Illinois Appeals court’s recent ruling on Illinois Tool Works, Inc. According to Law360, the court ruled that three insurers must defend Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Kearney Co-Authors Law Review Article

January 22, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

CM partner Kimbley A. Kearney has co-authored “Ancient Duties, Modern Perspectives: Recent Developments In The Law Of Maintenance And Cure” which is soon to be published in the Tulane Law Review.

No Coverage For Telephone Solicitations Under Liability Policy

January 13, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a professional liability policy issued to an insurance broker covering negligent acts “in rendering services for others” did not cover liability arising from automated, pre-recorded telephone calls made for soliciting business.

Binding Arbitration Provision In Insurance Code Ruled Unconstitutional

January 9, 2014 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin [January 9, 2014]

Binding Arbitration Provision In Insurance Code Ruled Unconstitutional

The 1st District Appellate Court recently found unconstitutional a section of the Illinois Insurance Code requiring the mandatory binding arbitration of physical damage subrogation claims between insurers,

What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Subrogee: When Comparative Fault May Not Reduce Subrogation Recovery

July 10, 2013 / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

Where comparative fault is attributable to a subrogation plaintiff, it may reduce recovery. But, just as a defendant might assert lack of foreseeability or failure of a plaintiff to meet its own obligations,

Washington Supreme Court Addresses Ensuing Loss Provisions

July 10, 2012 / Writing and Speaking

The Washington Supreme Court recently issued two decisions addressing ensuing loss provisions involving various exclusions in first-party property insurance policies. We provide a brief analysis below concerning these important cases.

Vision One, LLC v.

Early Notice to Adverse Parties in Subrogation

March 10, 2009 / Writing and Speaking

If you are a subrogation professional, you likely know that it is good practice to provide adverse ties with early notice of the loss.  Here are some reasons why:

1.To Avoid Spoliation of Evidence 

Defense counsel are often aggressive in arguing spoliation of evidence. 

Doctrine Of Superior Equitites Applied (But Questioned) in California Subrogation Case

April 10, 2007 / Writing and Speaking

Since 1938, California law has required that an insurer have superior equities in order to prevail in a subrogation action against a third party.  In other words, although an insurer might have a subrogation interest in the insured’s claim against the party that caused the loss,

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