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Illinois Coronavirus Lawsuit Implicates Healthcare and Employment Practices Liability Concerns
As noted in the
ongoing blitz of professional and news commentaries, the COVID-19 pandemic spans
numerous legal practice areas, from force majeure clauses, to first-party
property insurance claims, to premises and professional liability defense.
Clausen Miller’s First-Party Property COVID-19 Task Force
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.
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,
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.
Malicious Prosecution Policy Tied to Time of Wrongful Deed, Not Later
By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin December 17, 2019
The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an occurrence policy for malicious prosecution provides coverage during the policy period in which the wrongful prosecution takes place,
Greg Aimonette Speaks at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference
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.
Illinois Appellate Court Delivers Illinois Defense Bar A Double Whammy On Damages: McIntyre v. Balagani, 2019 IL App (3d) 140543
The Illinois Appellate Court’s Balagani opinion shows the leeway accorded plaintiffs in maintaining claims for a decedent’s loss of future income and services. It also puts defendants between the proverbial “rock and a hard place” in trying cases involving soft damages for loss of society and companionship.
Possible Liability Proves Insufficient to Support Bad Faith Settlement Suit
By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin July 16, 2019
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, interpreting Illinois law, recently held that an insurer did not act in bad faith despite having the opportunity to settle within its policy limit a medical-malpractice case in which a damage judgment against the insured was entered in excess of the limit.
Greg Aimonette to Speak at National Association of Subrogation Professionals Litigation Skills Conference
Greg Aimonette will be speaking at the (NASP) National Association of Subrogation Professionals – Litigation Skills Conference in Palm Springs, California March 28 and 29th on “Pre-Suit Negotiations: How to Maximize Your Bottom-Line Recoveries at a Fraction of Litigation Costs”.
Court Finds Malicious Prosecution Coverage Upon Exoneration
Creating a conflict with earlier Illinois appellate case law, the 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a municipality’s liability coverage for malicious prosecution was triggered upon exoneration of the claimant, not at the time the claimant was wrongfully prosecuted.