Showing all results for category “municipalities”

Ryerson Acts As Monitoring Counsel At Trial And Obtain A Defense Verdict

April 14, 2016 / News

Clausen Miller partner Tom Ryerson recently assisted in securing a defense verdict for the City of Chicago in a high-exposure claim against two city paramedics. The plaintiffs alleged that the paramedics acted willfully and wantonly in treating a young lady who experienced a serious allergic reaction after eating take-out food containing peanuts.

Self-Insurance Pool Found To Be Primary

March 16, 2016 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a municipal risk-pooling organization constituted a form of self-insurance that would apply as primary coverage to an umbrella policy covering the same occurrence.

The case is Illinois Municipal League Risk Management Association v.

Successor To Principal On Surety Bond Has Duty To Make Good To The Surety

January 6, 2016 / Writing and Speaking

The 2nd District Appellate Court recently held that the successor in interest to a bankrupt developer under an annexation and development agreement between the developer and city of Elgin was potentially obligated to the developer’s surety upon the successor’s default under the agreement.

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,

Municipalities Are Policyholders Too

October 1, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

CM partner Michelle Valencic co-authored a paper titled “Municipalities Are Policyholders Too: A Review of Unique Insurance Coverage Issues Faced by Cities and Towns” covering topics which were then presented for Continuing Legal Education credit at the 2015 American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee annual meeting.

Defining Trigger For Malicious Prosecution

July 7, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 4th District Appellate Court recently agreed with the 2nd District—and rejected with two federal decisions—in holding that the insurer on the risk at the time of arrest and prosecution, rather than at the time of exoneration,

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 3

July 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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Acceptance Of A Check In Full Settlement Of A Claim Only Operates As An Accord And Satisfaction When The Person Receiving … Has Been Clearly Informed Of Same
In reversing an order from the trial court denying the insurer defendant’s motion for summary judgment,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 3

July 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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*The Minefield Of Appellate Practice Revisited—In Re: Estate Of York, 2015 IL App. (1st) 132830
The authors of this Sidebar have continually recommended to our friends in the insurance and business industry the necessity of always retaining appellate practitioners to handle any appellate matters.

Valencic Presents At ABA, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Annual Meeting

March 30, 2015 / Events

CM partner Michelle Valencic recently co-authored a paper titled “Municipalities Are Policyholders Too: A Review of Unique Insurance Coverage Issues Faced by Cities and Towns” covering topics which were then presented for Continuing Legal Education credit at the 2015 American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee annual meeting.

Kearney Spearheads Efforts To Persuade IL Supreme Court To Retain Public Duty Doctrine

January 7, 2015 / News

.. To Protect Illinois Local Governmental Units

 

The public duty doctrine holds that local governmental entities, including police and firefighters, have a duty to protect the public at large, not any individual citizen. 

  • 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