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CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2022 Volume 3

October 18, 2022 / CM Reports

Cover: Downtown Houston, TX

SIDEBAR – Nuclear Verdicts Are Becoming Thermonuclear Verdicts: A Suggestion For Combatting Them

Some commentators have defined a “nuclear verdict” as a verdict of $10 million or greater.

Update: Insurers Continue To Succeed On Appeal On COVID-19 Property Claims

October 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

The body of federal and state appellate precedent keeps growing, with nearly every appellate tribunal holding that there is no property insurance coverage for pandemic related economic losses in the absence of physical loss or damage.

Texas Appeals Court Determines Flood Limit Does Not Cap Insured’s Claim For Loss Of Business Income

October 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Ramy P. Elmasri

A three-judge panel for the Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals recently held that the $4.5 million dollar limit for flood damage in a commercial insurance policy did not limit the insured from seeking loss of business income.

Ramy Elmasri Selected as Florida Trend Legal Elite

July 26, 2022 / News

Newly appointed Clausen Miller Texas Managing Partner Ramy Elmasri is honored as among Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2022 Volume 2

July 14, 2022 / CM Reports

Gallardo v. Marstiller, No. 20-1263 (U.S. 6-6-22)—A Possible Chilling Effect On Personal Injury Litigation Brought By Medicaid Beneficiaries

In Gallardo, the United States Supreme Court held that the Medicaid Act permits a State to seek reimbursement from tort settlement payments or judgments allocated for future medical care.

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

Introduction

New
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.

  • 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

  • Houston

    Texas 77019

    2929 Allen Parkway

    American General Center, Suite 200

    Houston, Texas 77019

    T: 346.229.4612 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Ramy P. Elmasri

  • Boca Raton

    Florida 33434

    7777 Glades Road

    Suite 405

    Boca Raton, Florida 33434

    T: 561.765.5305 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick