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Kristin Esposito and Valeri Nowik Save Insurer Significant Dollars in Cook County Jury Trial

October 11, 2018 / News

CM attorneys Kristen Esposito and Valeri Nowik recently tried a rear end accident case before a Cook County jury.  The insurer offered $50,000 to settle the case. The Plaintiff rejected the offer and demanded $140,000.  

Timely Request For Auto Coverage Held Inapplicable To Grace Period

November 3, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 2nd District Appellate Court recently held that an auto policy provision extending coverage automatically to an insured’s newly acquired vehicle if notice of the insured’s request to add the vehicle to the policy is received within 30 days provided coverage for the vehicle even if the request was not received.

Clausen Miller Completes Subrogation Recovery Of Embezzled Funds In China

October 26, 2015 / News

A multi-national electronics company with headquarters in the Midwest and facilities throughout the world suffered a loss when an employee at their Shanghai facility was caught embezzling from the office. A U.S. based insurer stepped in to cover the claim,

Worker Driving His Mother’s Car Entitled To Employer’s Auto Coverage

August 25, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an employee on his way to work in his mother’s automobile was entitled to his employer’s liability automobile coverage because the employee was using the automobile “in connection with”

‘Actual Notice’ For An Omnibus Insured

July 21, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

A federal court construing Illinois law recently held that the rule potentially obligating an insurer to defend its insured upon “actual notice” of the underlying lawsuit might apply even where the insurer provided coverage for an omnibus insured,

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.

Conflicting Rulings Over Hit-And-Run Coverage

June 3, 2015 / Uncategorized

Two recent decisions — one from the 1st District Appellate Court and one from the 3rd District — reached inconsistent results regarding the availability of uninsured motorist coverage when a vehicle that triggered a collision,

Court Interprets ‘Relative’ And ‘Away At School’ In Auto Policy

May 19, 2015 / Writing and Speaking

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an underinsured motorist coverage provision applicable to “relatives” residing “primarily” with “you,” including a child “away at school,” provided coverage for the child even though he did not live primarily with the insured and arguably did not intend to return to living with his parents.

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2015 Volume 2

April 1, 2015 / CM Reports

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!*SIDEBAR: Illinois Supreme Court Holds That Wrongful Death Via Suicide Is Not A Cognizable Action In Illinois
On May 21, 2015, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in Turcios v.

  • 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