Showing all results for category “automobile accident”

Michigan Supreme Court Holds Insurer Can Deny Benefits for Discovery Lies

June 19, 2024 / News / Writing and Speaking

Melinda Kollross analyzes a Michigan Supreme Court decision holding that the insured cannot recover payment of Personal Injury Protection benefits if the insured makes fraudulent insurance statements during discovery.

Insurer off Hook for Settlement Insured Was Not Obligated to Pay

June 11, 2024 / News / Writing and Speaking

Don Sampen analyzes a 7th U.S. Circuit Court ruling that insurer was not liable for settlement in automobile accident case where insured had no legal responsibility for damages; the court also clarified the removability of citation proceedings to federal court.

Court Finds No Bad Faith Remedy in the Absence of Contract Breach

September 5, 2023 / News / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 5, 2023

The 1st District Appellate Court recently reaffirmed that section 155 of the Illinois Insurance Code, 215 ILCS 5/155, does not create liability but merely provides an extracontractual remedy for an insurer’s unreasonable and vexatious conduct.

Second DCA Finds Insurer’s Payment Following Receipt of Civil Remedy Notice While Disputed Claim is in Suit is a Confession of Judgment

August 9, 2023 / News / Writing and Speaking

Darrell Limia analyzes a Second District Court of Appeal decision holding that an insurer’s payment after receiving a Civil Remedy Notice is considered a confession of judgment—even though the insurer never denied coverage.

Fourth District Court of Appeal Holds that an Assignment of Benefits Is Not Bound by Declaratory Action

August 8, 2023 / News / Writing and Speaking

By KeiErica A. Baker

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal recently held that the assignee must be joined to pending declaratory judgment proceedings to be bound by them. In Clearcare LLC v.

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

    27285 Las Ramblas

    Suite 200

    Mission Viejo, California 92691

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Milwaukee

    Wisconsin 53202

    250 E. Wisconsin Avenue

    Suite 1800

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

    T: 414.279.5525 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: James M. Weck

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick Co-Managing Partner: Kelly M. Vogt

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.287.2744 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Houston

    Texas 77019

    2929 Allen Parkway

    American General Center, Suite 200

    Houston, Texas 77019

    T: 346.229.4612 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Ramy P. Elmasri

  • Dallas

    Texas 75201

    325 N. Saint Paul Street

    Suite 3100

    Dallas, Texas 75201

    T: 469.942.8635 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Ramy P. Elmasri

  • Boca Raton

    Florida 33434

    7777 Glades Road

    Suite 405

    Boca Raton, Florida 33434

    T: 561.765.5305 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick Co-Managing Partner: Kelly M. Vogt