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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. 

State Insurance Department Erred With Employment Status Opinion

February 3, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 28, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court
recently held that the Illinois Department of Insurance lacked authority to
decide a workers’ compensation premium dispute between an insurer and its
insured.

‘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,

Clausen Miller Announces the Retirement of Thomas Ryerson, Jack Hynes, and Andy Jacobson

January 10, 2020 / News

We would like to send our warmest congratulations to three Clausen Miller partners on their recent retirement from the Firm.

  • Thomas Ryerson (43 years)
  • Jack Hynes (34 years)
  • Andy Jacobson (23 years)

Thank you for your years of service and the invaluable
contributions you have made to the Firm.

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,

No Defense Obligation for Motion to Adjudicate Attorney Lien

September 4, 2019 / News

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin August 26, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a client’s motion to adjudicate his attorney’s claimed attorney’s lien, even though alleging wrongful conduct by the attorney,

Three Clausen Miller Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 26, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce Amy R. Paulus, Sava
Alexander Vojcanin and Edward M. Kay have been named to the Best Lawyers in
America 2020 ranking.

Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice
Group Leader,

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.

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    Illinois 60603

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    Chicago, Illinois 60603

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  • Mission Viejo

    California 92691

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