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Claimant’s ‘Public Safety’ Allegation Construed As Avoiding Auto Exclusion

June 7, 2022 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 7, 2022

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that the auto and commercial general liability insurer for a sub-subcontractor owed not just auto coverage but also CGL coverage for an additional insured subcontractor,

Illinois Supreme Court Rules On Illinois Workers’ Compensation Immunity Issue

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

In Munoz v. Bulley & Andrews, LLC, 2022 IL 127067, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the immunity provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act do not extend beyond an injured worker’s direct employer,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2022 Volume 1

April 11, 2022 / CM Reports

Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, Issues Highly Favorable Decision For Insurance And Defense Industry Regarding The Enforcement Of Arbitration Provisions

The recent published decision in Mason v. St. Vincent’s Home, Inc.,

Clausen Miller Congratulates Its 2022 Super Lawyers

February 17, 2022 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce the following attorneys as Illinois Super Lawyers/Rising Stars in their designated practices:

Super Lawyer Appellate – 2022

  • Melinda S.

SIDEBAR – No Chance For A Non-IPI Instruction On The Lost Chance Doctrine In Medical Malpractice Actions After Gretencord-Szobar v. Kokoszka, 2021 IL App (3d) 200015 and Bailey v. Mercy Hospital and Medical Ctr., 2021 IL 126748

January 18, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Melinda S. Kollross

In Gretencord-Szobar, 2021 IL App (3d) 200015, this author defended a medical malpractice defense verdict in the Illinois Appellate Court, Third District, against plaintiff’s argument that a new trial should have been ordered because the trial court refused to give a non-IPI jury instruction explaining the lost chance doctrine to the jury.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2021 Volume 4

January 12, 2022 / CM Reports

No Chance For A Non-IPI Instruction On The Lost Chance Doctrine In Medical Malpractice Actions After Gretencord-Szobar v. Kokoszka, 2021 IL App (3d) 200015 and Bailey v. Mercy Hospital and Medical Ctr.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2021 Volume 3

October 13, 2021 / CM Reports

TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez: SCOTUS Puts A Lid On Class Actions Brought In Federal Court To Merely Redress Statutory Violations Without Class Members Suffering Any Concrete Harm

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in TransUnion LLC v.

United States Supreme Court Holds That Prevailing Defendants On Appeal Are Entitled To The Full Amount Of Premium Supersedeas Bond Costs From A Losing Plaintiff

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports

by Melinda S. Kollross

In City of San Antonio, Texas v. Hotels.com, L.P., No. 20-334 (U.S. 5-27-21), the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling crucial and beneficial to defendants seeking to stay a money judgment in federal court pending appeal.

More Tales From The Minefield—Or Why Appellate Counsel Is A Must During Litigation

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports

by Melinda S. Kollross

In this quarter’s Sidebar, we report on two recent federal appellate decisions illustrating the wisdom of employing trained appellate practitioners.

Rexing Quality Eggs v. Rembrandt Enterprises,

Rental Car Not ‘Temporary Substitute’ For Insured’s Vehicle

May 6, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin May 5, 2020

The 5th District Appellate Court recently held that an insured’s use of a rental car to take a lengthy road trip,

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  • New York

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    New York, New York 10005

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  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

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    Suite 200

    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

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    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

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    Florida 33609

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    Tampa, Florida 33609

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    San Francisco, California 94111

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