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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,

Illinois Coronavirus Lawsuit Implicates Healthcare and Employment Practices Liability Concerns

April 6, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

As noted in the
ongoing blitz of professional and news commentaries, the COVID-19 pandemic spans
numerous legal practice areas, from force majeure clauses, to first-party
property insurance claims, to premises and professional liability defense. 

A Message To Our Valued Clients

March 19, 2020 / News

As COVID-19 continues to impact everyone around the world, we would like to let you know that all of our offices remain open. In addition to ensuring the safety and well-being of our team members,

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,

LeFevre-Snee Presents on Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues in the Cannabis Industry

January 13, 2020 / Events

CM attorney Henry (“Mackie”) LeFevre-Snee recently participated in
a panel discussion entitled “Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues in the Cannabis
Industry” at the 2019 CLM New York Conference & Holiday Party.

During the panel discussion,

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.

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

Illinois Appellate Court Delivers Illinois Defense Bar A Double Whammy On Damages: McIntyre v. Balagani, 2019 IL App (3d) 140543

October 30, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

The Illinois Appellate Court’s Balagani opinion shows the leeway accorded plaintiffs in maintaining claims for a decedent’s loss of future income and services. It also puts defendants between the proverbial “rock and a hard place” in trying cases involving soft damages for loss of society and companionship.

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,

  • 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