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Despite Policy, Negligence Claim Snares Insurer

February 2, 2016 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an insurer had a duty to defend an insured under a homeowner’s policy, despite allegations in the underlying complaint that the insured intentionally drugged and raped the plaintiff’s deceased daughter before she died from a drug overdose,

Verbal OK Found Good Enough For Coverage

January 20, 2016 / Writing and Speaking

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, construing Illinois law, recently held that a policy provision requiring issuance of a certificate of insurance for additional insured status did not necessarily mean that the certificate had to issue before the occurrence giving rise to the additional insured’s claim for coverage.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2016 Vol. 1

January 1, 2016 / CM Reports

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Bailees Who Purport To Exempt Themselves From All Liability, Even For Their Own Negligence, Run Afoul Of UCC 7-204
In XL Specialty Ins. Co. v. Christie’s Fine Art. Stor.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2016 Vol. 1

January 1, 2016 / CM Reports

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*SIDEBAR: Appeals Of Denials Of Summary Judgment In New York: A Powerful Weapon In The Litigation Arsenal
New York is a unique jurisdiction of opportunity in that non-final trial court orders,

5th District Declares Duty To Deliver On Equitable Relief, Future Harm Tenders

December 15, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

he 5th District Appellate Court recently held that an insurer had a duty to defend an insured sued in a complaint seeking declaratory relief, which also sought “other relief,” apparently for future property damage, and further held that the animal pollution alleged in the complaint was not “traditional”

7th Circuit Affirms, Puts Quick End To Life Insurance Investment Scheme

December 3, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin [December 3, 2015]

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held illegal under Illinois law the purchase of life insurance for investment purposes and awarded the plaintiff insurer its litigation expenses incurred in the voiding of the policies.

No Replacement Costs On Coverage Where Property Repairs Not Completed In Time

November 17, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a property owner was not entitled to recover more than the actual cash value for property damage because he had failed to complete the repairs within the time limit for recovering the higher-than-cash-value replacement cost,

Valencic Scheduled To Speak At American Bar Association Conference

November 11, 2015 / Events

CM Partner Michelle R. Valencic will be speaking at the American Bar Association’s 2015 Women of the Section of Litigation Conference in Chicago on November 12, 2015.  The Conference focuses on “Leading, Litigating & Connecting.”  Ms.

Ryerson And Shinkan Successfully Represent Pain Management Specialist

November 10, 2015 / News

Tom Ryerson and Scott Shinkan of CM successfully represented a pain management specialist in a three week medical malpractice jury trial in Cook County, IL. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant MD in 45 minutes.

Michelle Valencic To Speak At The 2015 New York Conference – Insurance Coverage

November 5, 2015 / Events

CM Partner Michelle Valencic will be speaking on “Liability Coverage Issues Raised by Police Misconduct.”  This event will take place in New York at the New York Marriott Downtown on December 3rd.

Michelle R.

  • 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