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Coverage Found For Biometric Information Privacy Act Claim

June 15, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 15, 2021

The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that an exclusion in a general liability policy applicable to violations of statutes regulating emails and faxes “or other methods of sending” information did not bar coverage for a claim based on the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.

Clausen Miller Partners Educate The Illinois Bar By Authoring Chapters In The Illinois Institute Of Continuing Legal Education Handbook On Chancery And Special Remedies

June 15, 2021 / News

Clausen Miller Partners Don Sampen, Joseph Ferrini and Ed Kay again have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in the legal profession by authoring two Chapters for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Handbook entitled “Chancery and Special Remedies.”

Ed Kay and Don Sampen authored a chapter on the “Principles of Contempt” fully examining all the substantive and procedural “ins and outs” of civil direct and indirect contempt and criminal direct and indirect contempt and appellate issues regarding these contempt proceedings.

Alert On Illinois Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Actions: Prejudgment Interest On Those Judgments Is Effective On July 1, 2021.

By Melinda S. Kollross and Amy R. Paulus

We had earlier reported on efforts by the Illinois legislature to assess prejudgment interest on personal injury and wrongful death judgments. That legislation stalled, but a compromise bill was passed and signed into law on May 28,

Subrogee Fails To Establish Third-Party Beneficiary Status Of Subrogor

June 2, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, June 1, 2021

The 1st District Appellate Court recently held that a property insurer lacked subrogation rights because its insured property owner-landlord was not a third-party beneficiary of contracts pursuant to which allegedly faulty work on the insured’s property was being performed,

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