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Issue Found Where Endorsement Contradicts Other Policy Terms

November 24, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, November 17, 2020

The 5th District Appellate Court recently held that, despite language in a “named non-owner endorsement” that had the effect of eliminating uninsured motorist coverage for the named insured’s family members,

Middleman: The Impact of Products Liability Law on Internet Distributors

November 12, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

Where there’s a will, there’s a way.  If nothing else, the marketplace is resilient.  A few months ago, usually-filled shopping centers were ghost towns.   Heavily dependent on walk-in traffic, many businesses failed.  Despite an improving business climate,

The CM Autonomous Vehicle Task Force White Paper: “Apportionment of Liability in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents”

November 5, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

Our CM Autonomous Vehicle Task Force is led by Firm President Dennis Fitzpatrick and consists of the following CM Attorneys: W. Gregory Aimonette; Colleen Beverly; William Dickinson; Patrick McGuire; P. Scott Ritchie; Hillard Sterling; Robert Stern;

Court Rejects Earth Movement Exclusion in Favor of Prior Covered Loss

November 4, 2020 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, November 3, 2020

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that an earth movement exclusion in an all-risk property insurance policy did not bar all coverage for damage to an industrial freezer facility,

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