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Greg Aimonette Speaks at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference

November 4, 2019 / Events

On Tuesday, July 29th, Chicago based Partner Greg Aimonette spoke
at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference in
Washington Dc with Chris Culp and Bob Renton of Henderson Engineering on Subrogation
Considerations with Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

Melinda Kollross Named Chair of Clausen Miller Appellate Practice Group

August 21, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce the promotion of shareholder Melinda Kollross to Chair of its nationally recognized Appellate Practice Group. Melinda previously co-chaired the Group with Ed Kay for over a decade. During that time,

Absent Claimant Not Bound by Coverage Judgment in Prior Suit

August 13, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin August 13, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that res judicata could not be used by an insurer to support its
no-coverage position against a claimant where the claimant was not a party to
the earlier lawsuit from which the res judicata argument arose.

Surety Finds Quia Timet Remedy Not in Play Under Contract Terms

August 7, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin July 30, 2019

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
recently held that a surety for a financially disabled construction contractor
was not entitled to use the common-law doctrine of quia timet for relief
against the contractor,

Unambiguous Policy Defeats Last-Antecedent Grammar Rule

May 22, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin May 20, 2019

The 2nd District Appellate Court recently rejected application of the last-antecedent rule of grammatical construction in finding an umbrella liability policy unambiguous.

‘Occurrence’ Definition Gets Special Subcontractor Angle

May 2, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin April 30, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently defined occurrence coverage for a subcontractor on a construction project in terms of damage beyond the subcontractor’s scope of work.

Melinda Kollross Featured in Member Spotlight of AM Best BestConnect Newsletter

April 25, 2019 / News

Melinda Kollross is featured in the Member Spotlight of the AM Best BestConnect newsletter for her work publishing an article titled “Preparing Effective Appeal Assessments” in the February 2019 edition of DRI’s For The Defense magazine.

Kristin Esposito and Valeri Nowik Save Insurer Significant Dollars in Cook County Jury Trial

October 11, 2018 / News

CM attorneys Kristen Esposito and Valeri Nowik recently tried a rear end accident case before a Cook County jury.  The insurer offered $50,000 to settle the case. The Plaintiff rejected the offer and demanded $140,000.  

E-Filing: Avoiding Another Litigation Minefield

August 13, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

E-filing documents into court systems was supposed to make everyone’s job easier and provide more time to get a client’s legal work completed. E-filing allows the attorney to timely file up to the last minute of the day when a document is due to be filed,

Jim Swinehart Presents at DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute in Chicago

May 15, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

Jim Swinehart recently gave a presentation at the DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute Conference held in Chicago. His presentation was entitled “At a Loss: Concurrent Cause of Loss/Ensuing Loss Provisions” and focused on loss scenarios involving one or more cause that is covered and one or more that is excluded.

  • 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

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • 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

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 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

  • 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