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Clausen Miller Announces the Retirement of Kathleen Bailey

February 4, 2020 / News

We would like to send our warmest congratulations to our Irvine partner Kathleen Bailey on her recent retirement from the firm.

In her 18 years at Clausen Miller, Kathy has handled complex coverage and high stakes litigation for many of our clients.

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.

Good Faith Covenant Assists Jilted Agent

January 7, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

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

December 11, 2018

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an insurance agent adequately alleged breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing against an insurance company in connection with the agent’s transfer of business to another agent.

New York High Court Holds “Private” Facebook and Other Social Media Postings May Be Discoverable

May 3, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

The Court of Appeals of New York holds that even materials marked “private” by Facebook users are subject to discovery if they contain material relevant to the issues in controversy in the litigation. Forman v.

No Coverage For Counterfeit Wine Under “Valuable Possessions” Policy

April 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

 

“O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil!” (Shakespeare, Othello, act II, scene 3.)

With some amusing nods to Shakespeare,

Pattern Instructions Show Age, Found Inadequate in Failure-to-Settle Case

April 4, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
[April 3, 2018]

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that Illinois Pattern Jury Instructions addressing a bad-faith claim against an insurance company for failure to settle did not accurately reflect the current state of Illinois law.

2017 DRI Annual Meeting: Appellate Advocacy Committee CLE Panel Presentation Highlights

January 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking

On October 4, 2017, the DRI Appellate Advocacy Committee presented “Perspectives on the Appellate Practitioner’s Role at Trial and on Appeal: A View from the Plaintiff, the Defense, and the Court.” I was honored to moderate the panel discussion,

  • 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