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Perri And Leis Obtain Early Dismissal Of Claims In Construction Defect Litigation

April 17, 2016 / News

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

April 13, 2016 / News

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

April 13, 2016 / News

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

January 6, 2016 / Writing and Speaking

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

December 4, 2015 / News

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

June 24, 2015 / Events

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

June 15, 2015 / News

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

April 17, 2015 / Events

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

April 7, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

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

April 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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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.

  • 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