Perri And Leis Obtain Early Dismissal Of Claims In Construction Defect Litigation
Carl Perri and Matthew Leis, partners of the New York and New Jersey offices of Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Casualty Defense Practice Group, recently won summary judgment on behalf of our paving company client in a construction defect action after lengthy motion practice.
Insurer Not Responsible For Subcontractor’s Underlying Settlement For Its Faulty Work
Metro North, the governing body of a condominium in Chicago, filed suit against the developer, multiple contractors and multiple subcontractors for defective construction that caused, among other issues, water infiltration. CSC Glass, one of the subcontractors,
Defense Department’s Success In New York Continues
Summary Judgment Granted In Favor Of Clausen Miller’s Client In Construction Defect Litigation
Carl M. Perri (NY/NJ Shareholder) and Matthew T. Leis (NY/NJ Partner) in Clausen Miller’s Professional Liability and Causality Defense department,
Successor To Principal On Surety Bond Has Duty To Make Good To The Surety
The 2nd District Appellate Court recently held that the successor in interest to a bankrupt developer under an annexation and development agreement between the developer and city of Elgin was potentially obligated to the developer’s surety upon the successor’s default under the agreement.
Clausen Miller P.C. Announces New Office In Michigan City, Indiana
Clausen Miller P.C. is announcing the opening of an office in Michigan City, Indiana. Located in the heart of Northwest Indiana, the new office enhances the Firm’s ability to offer its full array of legal services throughout Indiana.
CM Partners Present Construction Defect Crash Course For Clients
Partners Thomas H. Ryerson, Ilene M. Korey, Don R. Sampen and Margaret H. Faheyrecently presented a presentation titled “Construction Defect Crash Course” at the Clausen Miller Chicago office for property casualty insurer clients.
Presentation topics included understanding coverage defect claims,
Feldman And Stewart Obtain Summary Judgment For General Contractor Defendant
CM partner Ian Feldman and associate Meredith Stewart recently obtained a favorable result for their general contractor client who was named as a defendant in a personal injury lawsuit. Plaintiff was an employee of a subcontractor hired by CM’s client to perform concrete work at a residential remodel project where CM’s client served as the general contractor.
Hoey Presents At Western Loss Association Spring Seminar On Builders Risk
Clausen Miller P.C. Chicago partner Jim Hoey presented at the annual Western Loss Spring Seminar in Lombard, Illinois on April 17, 2015. Jim’s two hour presentation addressed Builders Risk Insurance Coverage: Exclusions, Triggers and Indemnification.
Court: Insurance Certificate Did Not Trigger Additional-Insured Coverage
The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that the requirement that a subcontractor provide a certificate of insurance listing the general contractor as an additional insured failed to create coverage for the general contractor under a blanket additional-insured endorsement in the subcontractor’s liability policy.
East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 2
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Appellate Court Grants Defendant Landowner Summary Judgment On The Basis That The Allegedly Defective Condition Was Open And Obvious, And Inherent Or Incident To The Nature Of The Property
In Mossberg v.