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New Jersey Considers COVID-19 Legislation Compelling Insurers to Pay Business Interruption Coverage Due to Coronavirus

March 31, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

New
Jersey recently introduced Assembly Bill 3844, which would require insurers to
provide business interruption coverage to companies with less than 100 eligible
employees, defined as those who work at least 25 hours a week,

Court Denies Auto Liability Stacking Despite Vehicle Listing

March 11, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin March 10, 2020

The Illinois Supreme Court, reversing two
lower court decisions, recently held that the listing of bodily injury
liability limits multiple times on the declarations pages of an automobile
insurance policy covering several vehicles,

Loss Payee’s Interest Valued at Time of Payment, Not Loss

February 26, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin February 24, 2020

The U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois recently held that, following a fire loss, a mortgage loss
payee under a property insurance policy was entitled to receive the balance of
payment on the mortgage owed at the time of payment,

State Insurance Department Erred With Employment Status Opinion

February 3, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 28, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court
recently held that the Illinois Department of Insurance lacked authority to
decide a workers’ compensation premium dispute between an insurer and its
insured.

‘Personal’ Property Damage Allegation Triggers Defense Obligation

January 20, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 14, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that an underlying construction defect complaint alleging damage generally
to “real and personal property” sufficiently alleged an “occurrence” and
“property damage,” giving rise to a duty to defend,

Clausen Miller Litigating International Arbitration Issue In The United States Supreme Court

January 15, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

The United States Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C.

The United States Supreme Court typically accepts fewer than 150 cases for review each year. Clausen Miller is currently litigating one of those rare cases. Outokumpu Stainless USA,

Malicious Prosecution Policy Tied to Time of Wrongful Deed, Not Later

December 18, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin December 17, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an occurrence policy for malicious prosecution provides coverage during the policy period in which the wrongful prosecution takes place,

Merged Entity Employee Qualifies For New Company’s Workers’ Comp

December 11, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin December 2, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that the workers’ compensation carrier for the surviving corporation
following a merger was responsible for payment of workers’ compensation
benefits to an injured employee formerly on the payroll of the corporation that
no longer exists.

Auto Policy Found to Cover Claim Occurring Outside of Vehicle

November 20, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin November 18, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that an automobile policy issued to a livery service company covered a
claim alleging that the driver negligently assisted the passenger after leaving
the vehicle.

Illusory Coverage Leads to Potential Policy Reformation

November 12, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin November 5, 2019

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a contractual liability exclusion in an endorsement rendered illusory the professional liability coverage for a product designer,

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