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Good Faith Covenant Assists Jilted Agent

January 7, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 

December 11, 2018

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an insurance agent adequately alleged breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing against an insurance company in connection with the agent’s transfer of business to another agent.

Clausen Miller’s Appellate Practice Group Nationally and Regionally Ranked By U.S. News and World Report

November 8, 2018 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that its Appellate Practice Group has once again been ranked both nationally and regionally (Chicago) in U.S. News and World Reports 2019 “Best Law Firms.”  (See https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/clausen-miller-pc/overview/39045). 

If At First You Don’t Succeed: Wisconsin Supreme Court Approves Caps In Med Mal Cases

August 1, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

Life is about many things, and one of the most important is perseverance. Walt Disney went bankrupt several times before he built Disneyland. He passed on a cartoonist named Charles Schultz, who eventually did alright drawing a group of kids and a dog named Snoopy.

Clausen Miller Opens New Office in Florida

June 28, 2018 / News

Clausen Miller’s primary Florida office is located in Tampa, Florida.  The new office enhances the Firm’s ability to offer its full array of legal services throughout Florida including all state and federal courts.

Circuit Court Of Cook County Again Rules That Policyholder Failed To Prove Primary Exhaustion In Asbestos Coverage Case

May 8, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

The Circuit Court of Cook County recently ruled that John Crane, Inc. did not demonstrate that its primary policies were exhausted and thus, any ruling regarding exhaustion of the umbrella and excess policies would be premature.

California Supreme Court Confirms SB800 As The Exclusive Remedy For Construction Defect Claims

April 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

The unanimous decision by the California Supreme Court in the highly anticipated McMillin Albany, LLC v. Superior Court, No.5229762  (1/18/2018), case resolved a previous split in California law as to the boundaries of California’s Right to Repair Act,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Vol. 1

April 17, 2018 / CM Reports

Restatement Of The Law Of Liability Insurance Makes Its Mark Prior To Approval

As we reported last issue, Clausen Miller’s Restatement of Liability Insurance Law Task Force assists insurers in understanding,

Contract, Fraud Claims Tied to Insurer Brochure

March 22, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
[March 20, 2018]

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing the U.S. District Court, recently found that a long-term care insurance policyholder adequately alleged consumer fraud and common-law fraud against an insurer for misrepresenting policy premiums she would have to pay.

2017 DRI Annual Meeting: Appellate Advocacy Committee CLE Panel Presentation Highlights

January 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

On October 4, 2017, the DRI Appellate Advocacy Committee presented “Perspectives on the Appellate Practitioner’s Role at Trial and on Appeal: A View from the Plaintiff, the Defense, and the Court.” I was honored to moderate the panel discussion,

United States Supreme Court Decision Proves That Appellate Practice Is A Minefield Best Navigated By Savvy Appellate Practitioners

January 22, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

The recent unanimous decision by the United States Supreme Court in Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, __ U.S.__ (No. 16-58, Nov. 8 2017), illustrates once again the perilous nature of appellate practice,

  • 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