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Insurers Not Liable for Business Interruptions Caused Solely by Government Ordered COVID-19 Closures

July 28, 2022 / News / Writing and Speaking

Tami Kay Lee analyzes a California Court case that found property insurers not liable for business interruptions caused solely by government ordered COVID-19 shutdowns.

Tom Moody Obtains Third 2022 Summary-Judgment Victory in Case Challenging a Denial of Coverage for Alleged Hurricane Property-Damage

July 28, 2022 / News

Attorney Tom Moody recently obtained his third summary-judgment win of 2022 when a Florida federal District Court Judge granted summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging a denial of first-party property insurance coverage because of insufficient notice and evidence of causation.

Illinois Supreme Court Poised To Decide BIPA Claim Accrual Question

July 26, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Morgan A. Dilbeck, Mitchel D. Torrence and Alexander J. Brinson

Introduction

Today, most people are concerned about identity theft and wanting to ensure that their unique identifiers stay private. The Illinois legislature sought to address these concerns with the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“the Act”).

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.

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