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Rental Car Not ‘Temporary Substitute’ For Insured’s Vehicle

May 6, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin May 5, 2020

The 5th District Appellate Court recently held that an insured’s use of a rental car to take a lengthy road trip,

State Insurance Department Erred With Employment Status Opinion

February 3, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 28, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court
recently held that the Illinois Department of Insurance lacked authority to
decide a workers’ compensation premium dispute between an insurer and its
insured.

‘Personal’ Property Damage Allegation Triggers Defense Obligation

January 20, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin January 14, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that an underlying construction defect complaint alleging damage generally
to “real and personal property” sufficiently alleged an “occurrence” and
“property damage,” giving rise to a duty to defend,

Greg Aimonette Speaks at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference

November 4, 2019 / Events

On Tuesday, July 29th, Chicago based Partner Greg Aimonette spoke
at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference in
Washington Dc with Chris Culp and Bob Renton of Henderson Engineering on Subrogation
Considerations with Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers

February 5, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection process is rigorous and includes independent research,

Drone Technology is Taking Off – Are Insurance Companies Ready for It?

January 15, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

Given the explosion of drone technology in recent years, it was only a matter of time before a coverage dispute arose over the use of drones.  On December 7, 2018, that time came when the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued an opinion on whether an aircraft exclusion applied to damages sustained by a wedding guest when she walked into the photographer’s drone.  

Slow-Motion Claims Service Brings Heavy Penalty

January 7, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin 

December 20, 2018

The 2nd District Appellate Court recently affirmed a finding of bad faith against a first-party insurer for vexatious delay in resolving a building collapse claim.

Swinehart, Ferrini, Aimonette, and Wysocki Score Recent Victory

September 19, 2018 / News

In a case recently handled by Clausen Miller attorneys Jim Swinehart, Joe Ferrini, Greg Aimonette, and Ken Wysocki, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued a significant decision relating to jurisdiction and international arbitration.  The Eleventh Circuit held:

One — A District Court has federal subject matter jurisdiction,

Esposito Writes on Pharmacists’ Duties

June 27, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

Not Just Bottle-Fillers: Pharmacists’ New Duty to Protect Patient’s Health Care Coverage

Progress does not come cheap, a fact no more evident than in the field of pharmacology.  The progress, of course,

Breach of Defense Duty Found Despite Insurer Argument

May 17, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
[May 14, 2018]

The 5th District Appellate Court recently held that an insurer breached its duty to defend despite the fact that it paid more than $1 million in defense costs under a reservation.

  • 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