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Insurer Bound By Judgment In Case It Was Not A Party To

August 10, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 29, 2021

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an automobile insurer was collaterally estopped from contesting a judgment in another case,

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,

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,

‘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,

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,

Insurers Free From Duty to Defend if Dispute Involved in Mediation

October 9, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin October 8, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that an insurer had no duty to defend an insured in connection with a
mediation that,

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,

Amy Paulus Named Leading Insurance Lawyer in Illinois for 2019

July 9, 2019 / News

The
Law Bulletin Publishing Company, through its subsidiary Leading Lawyers of
Chicago, has named Clausen Miller Shareholder Amy Paulus a 2019 Top
Insurance-Related Lawyer in Illinois.

Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice
Group Leader,

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.

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    Illinois 60603

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    Chicago, Illinois 60603

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