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Insured Not Liable For Declining To Settle Within Its Self-insured Retention

September 23, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, September 20, 2022

Applying Illinois law, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that an umbrella insurer had no cause of action against an insured for failure to settle within the insured’s retained limit. 

Illinois Appellate Court Reaffirms Kimbrough As “Mainstay” Authority For Obtaining Summary Judgment In Slip And Fall Cases

July 26, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

In 1981, the Illinois Appellate Court decided Kimbrough v. Jewel Cos., 92 Ill. App. 3d 813 (1981), holding that merely showing a slip and fall on a defendant’s premises was insufficient to satisfy proximate causation requirements.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2022 Volume 2

July 14, 2022 / CM Reports

Gallardo v. Marstiller, No. 20-1263 (U.S. 6-6-22)—A Possible Chilling Effect On Personal Injury Litigation Brought By Medicaid Beneficiaries

In Gallardo, the United States Supreme Court held that the Medicaid Act permits a State to seek reimbursement from tort settlement payments or judgments allocated for future medical care.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2021 Volume 4

January 26, 2022 / CM Reports

Judge Grants Insurers Motion To Compel Arbitration By Enforcing Arbitration Clause In Insurance Policy

In 299 N. Federal Master LLC v. General Security Indemnity Co. of Arizona et al., case number 0:21-cv-62349,

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 2

July 31, 2019 / CM Reports

The Fine Line Between The Duty To Defend And The Duty To Indemnify

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a May 22, 2018, decision and order of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut that found the language of an indemnity provision in a contract did not obligate United Illuminating Company (“United”) to indemnify Metro North Transportation Authority and Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company (collectively “Metro- North”) for the cost of defending against a personal injury suit because the intent of the language was to provide indemnification only for injuries actually caused by Metro- North.

Clausen Miller P.C. Opens San Francisco Office

June 11, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller has expanded its ability to
service clients in California by opening a new office in San Francisco located
at 100 Pine Street Suite 1250.  With the addition of Clausen Miller’s new
Bay Area office,

California Supreme Court Holds Landowner Not Liable for Obvious Danger it Does Not and Cannot Control

January 29, 2018 / Uncategorized

A landowner’s liability to its invitees hinges on whether or not a duty is imposed by law. But, mere ownership of property does not automatically equate to liability. Rather, in Vasilenko v.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2017 Vol. 4

January 19, 2018 / CM Reports

United States Supreme Court Decision Proves That Appellate Practice Is A Minefield Best Navigated By Savvy Appellate Practitioners

The recent unanimous decision by the United States Supreme Court in Hamer v. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago,

Clausen Miller P.C. Announces New Office In Michigan City, Indiana

December 4, 2015 / News

Clausen Miller P.C. is announcing the opening of an office in Michigan City, Indiana. Located in the heart of Northwest Indiana, the new office enhances the Firm’s ability to offer its full array of legal services throughout Indiana.

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Vol. 4

October 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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Checking Lighting Fixtures At A Construction Project Is Routine Maintenance And Not A Protected Activity Under The New York Labor Law
In Guevera v. Simon Prop. Group, Inc.,

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