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CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 1
Using The Special Interrogatory In Illinois Civil Jury Trials—A Plan Of Action
The plaintiff ’s bar—especially the plaintiff’s personal injury bar—has been clamoring for years in Illinois to abolish the special interrogatory. Plaintiff’s lawyers don’t like the special interrogatory because it places a much needed check on a jury’s rendition of a general verdict.
New Jersey Considers COVID-19 Legislation Compelling Insurers to Pay Business Interruption Coverage Due to Coronavirus
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,
A Message To Our Valued Clients
As COVID-19 continues to impact everyone around the world, we would like to let you know that all of our offices remain open. In addition to ensuring the safety and well-being of our team members,
Loss Payee’s Interest Valued at Time of Payment, Not Loss
By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin February 24, 2020
The U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois recently held that, following a fire loss, a mortgage loss
payee under a property insurance policy was entitled to receive the balance of
payment on the mortgage owed at the time of payment,
Clausen Miller Announces the Retirement of Kathleen Bailey
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.
Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars
Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and one attorney was selected as an Illinois Rising Star in Illinois by Super Lawyers magazine.
Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.
State Insurance Department Erred With Employment Status Opinion
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
‘Personal’ Property Damage Allegation Triggers Defense Obligation
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,
LeFevre-Snee Presents on Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues in the Cannabis Industry
CM attorney Henry (“Mackie”) LeFevre-Snee recently participated in
a panel discussion entitled “Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues in the Cannabis
Industry” at the 2019 CLM New York Conference & Holiday Party.
During the panel discussion,
Clausen Miller Announces the Retirement of Thomas Ryerson, Jack Hynes, and Andy Jacobson
We would like to send our warmest congratulations to three Clausen Miller partners on their recent retirement from the Firm.
- Thomas Ryerson (43 years)
- Jack Hynes (34 years)
- Andy Jacobson (23 years)
Thank you for your years of service and the invaluable
contributions you have made to the Firm.