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Rental Car Not ‘Temporary Substitute’ For Insured’s Vehicle
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,
IL Grants Civil Immunity for Healthcare Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
On April 1, 2020, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order limiting healthcare providers’ civil liability stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. This executive order will, in practice, bar medical malpractice suits against medical professionals for their care for COVID-19 patients.
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.
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.
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,
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,
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.