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CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2020 Volume 1

April 14, 2020 / CM Reports

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.

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

February 3, 2020 / News

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.

Illinois Appellate Court Delivers Illinois Defense Bar A Double Whammy On Damages: McIntyre v. Balagani, 2019 IL App (3d) 140543

October 30, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

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.

Melinda Kollross Named Chair of Clausen Miller Appellate Practice Group

August 21, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce the promotion of shareholder Melinda Kollross to Chair of its nationally recognized Appellate Practice Group. Melinda previously co-chaired the Group with Ed Kay for over a decade. During that time,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 2

July 23, 2019 / CM Reports

Iowa Supreme Court Declines To Recognize A Common Law Cause Of Action For Bad Faith Against A Claims Administrator Of A Workers’ Compensation Insurer

In De Dios v. Indem. Ins. Co. of N.

Clausen Miller Attorneys Named 2019 Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyers

July 9, 2019 / News

The Law Bulletin Publishing Company, through its subsidiary Leading Lawyers of Chicago, has named 20 Clausen Miller attorneys Leading Lawyers and two attorneys Emerging Lawyers for 2019.

2019 Leading Lawyers

  • Ivar R.

Melinda Kollross Featured in Member Spotlight of AM Best BestConnect Newsletter

April 25, 2019 / News

Melinda Kollross is featured in the Member Spotlight of the AM Best BestConnect newsletter for her work publishing an article titled “Preparing Effective Appeal Assessments” in the February 2019 edition of DRI’s For The Defense magazine.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 1

April 16, 2019 / CM Reports

Georgia Supreme Court Holds No Bad Faith Failure To Settle Where Settlement Offer Did Not Contain Express Time Limitation

In First Acceptance Ins. Co. of Ga. v. Hughes, No. S18G0517,

Melinda Kollross Published in DRI’s For the Defense Magazine

February 20, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller senior partner and Appellate Practice Group Co-Chair Melinda Kollross is a featured author in the February 2019 edition of The Defense Research Institute (DRI)’s For the Defense Magazine.  Melinda’s article “Preparing Effective Appeal Assessments“ provides valuable insight into what makes for an effective appeal assessment from the client’s perspective,

Proximate Cause Lacking in Opioid Addiction Case Against Pain Management Physician Absent Expert Testimony from an Addictionologist

February 11, 2019 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

In a split decision, the Illinois Appellate Court, First District holds that a medical malpractice plaintiff failed to prove proximate cause against a pain management physician where there was no evidence from an addiction expert connecting the defendant’s failure to identify the patient’s opioid addiction and her death/suicide by acetaminophen overdose.

  • 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