Showing all results for category “First-Party Property”

Massachusetts and Iowa: First State High Courts To Rule That There Is No Property Insurance Coverage For Business Interruption Pandemic Related Losses

April 25, 2022 / News / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Iowa Supreme Court have issued opinions a day apart becoming the first state high courts to rule that insureds are not owed coverage under their property policies for pandemic related business interruption losses because no physical loss or damage occurred by virtue of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2021 Volume 3

October 13, 2021 / CM Reports

TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez: SCOTUS Puts A Lid On Class Actions Brought In Federal Court To Merely Redress Statutory Violations Without Class Members Suffering Any Concrete Harm

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in TransUnion LLC v.

Insurer Wins First Appellate Decision Addressing COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage

July 13, 2021 / CM Reports / News

By Melinda S. Kollross

In the first appellate decision nationwide addressing business interruption coverage for COVID-19 pandemic related losses, the Eighth Circuit ruled for the insurer, holding that Cincinnati Insurance Company does not have to pay an Iowa dental clinic for losses due to government-imposed COVID-19 restrictions. 

New Jersey Considers COVID-19 Legislation Compelling Insurers to Pay Business Interruption Coverage Due to Coronavirus

March 31, 2020 / News / Writing and Speaking


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

March 25, 2020 / News

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.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 2

July 23, 2019 / CM Reports

Iowa Supreme Court Declines To Recognize A Common Law Cause Of Action For Bad Faith Against A Claims Administrator Of A Workers’ Compensation Insurer

In De Dios v. Indem. Ins. Co. of N.

Anne Kevlin to Present AOB Webinar for CLM

May 28, 2019 / Events

Anne Kevlin will
be co-presenting a webinar for CLM titled “Florida AOB Reform: The Calm After
the Storm?” on Wednesday, June 5. This webinar will discuss Florida’s new AOB
reforms, what it means for insurers and claims adjusters,

Clausen Miller Prepares Florida AOB Reference Guide for Adjusters

May 16, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller’s Florida attorneys recently prepared the Florida Assignment of Benefits Adjuster Reference Guide to better assist insurance professionals with navigating the new Florida AOB law which is expected to be signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

Florida Reforms Assignment of Benefits

May 6, 2019 / News / Writing and Speaking

After years of failed efforts
by Florida lawmakers to curb rampant abuse of assignment of benefits (“AOB”) applied
to property insurance policies, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to
soon sign into law sweeping AOB reform approved by the Florida Legislature.

Clausen Miller Welcomes Orlando Partner Michael Colgan and Tampa Associate Sean Kelly

May 1, 2019 / News

Michael O. Colgan

Sean R. Kelly

Clausen Miller is proud to announce that it has expanded its reach in Florida by welcoming Michael Colgan and Sean Kelly to the Firm.

Colgan has joined the Firm’s Florida office as a Partner and is based in the
Orlando area.

  • 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