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Clausen Miller Celebrates Four Years of Client Service in Florida
Clausen Miller celebrates the Firm’s four-year anniversary of its Florida offices.
Cook County Judge Rules Illinois Prejudgment Interest Statute Unconstitutional
By Thushan M. Sabaratnam & Morgan A. Dilbeck
A recent Cook County Circuit Court ruling finds that a prejudgment interest statute requiring a defendant to extend a settlement offer within one year of plaintiff filing a major tort claim, including personal injury and wrongful death, violates the Illinois Constitution.
“Disinterested” Appraiser Question Certified to Florida Supreme Court
On April 15, 2020, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal certified to Florida’s Supreme Court the following question deemed to be of great public importance:
CAN A FIDUCIARY, SUCH AS A PUBLIC ADJUSTER OR APPRAISER WHO IS IN A CONTRACTUAL AGENT-PRINCIPAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE INSUREDS AND WHO RECEIVES A CONTINGENCY FEE FROM THE APPRAISAL AWARD,
IL Grants Civil Immunity for Healthcare Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
On April 1, 2020, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order limiting healthcare providers’ civil liability stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This executive order will, in practice, bar medical malpractice suits against medical professionals for their care for COVID-19 patients.
CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 1
Using The Special Interrogatory In Illinois Civil Jury Trials—A Plan Of Action
The plaintiff ’s bar—especially the plaintiff’s personal injury bar—has been clamoring for years in Illinois to abolish the special interrogatory. Plaintiff’s lawyers don’t like the special interrogatory because it places a much needed check on a jury’s rendition of a general verdict.
New Jersey Considers COVID-19 Legislation Compelling Insurers to Pay Business Interruption Coverage Due to Coronavirus
Jersey recently introduced Assembly Bill 3844, which would require insurers to
provide business interruption coverage to companies with less than 100 eligible
employees, defined as those who work at least 25 hours a week,
Clausen Miller’s First-Party Property COVID-19 Task Force
As COVID-19 continues to impact all corners of the globe, we are not simply throwing together blurbs for Twitter, but rather carefully listening to the needs of our clients who are already facing insurance claims arising out of the Coronavirus.
A Message To Our Valued Clients
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
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,
Clausen Miller Announces the Retirement of Kathleen Bailey
We would like to send our warmest congratulations to our Irvine partner Kathleen Bailey on her recent retirement from the firm.
In her 18 years at Clausen Miller, Kathy has handled complex coverage and high stakes litigation for many of our clients.