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“No-Recoupment” Default Rule in Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance Cited by Illinois Court in Support of Ruling Dismissing Insurer Recoupment Claim

November 28, 2018 / News / Writing and Speaking

Introduction

In Gilbane, Inc. v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, Inc., (case no. 2016‑CH‑15163) a Cook County, Illinois court dismissed an insurer’s claim for recoupment of a $7.5 million settlement payment from its policyholder based on the equitable theory of unjust enrichment.  

No Coverage For Fraudulent Wine Purchases Under “Private Collections” Policy

November 13, 2018 / News

Earlier this year, we wrote about a California Appellate Court case holding that an unsuspecting wine collector who purchased millions of dollars’ worth of counterfeit wine from a “villainous wine dealer” sustained a financial loss,

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Vol. 3

November 12, 2018 / CM Reports

Defending A Claim For Attorney’s Fees In Bad Faith Actions: Third Circuit Court Of Appeals Affirms Decision To Deny Outrageously Excessive Claim For Attorney’s Fees

In a contested Bad Faith lawsuit brought by the named insureds against their insurance carrier,

Clausen Miller’s Appellate Practice Group Nationally and Regionally Ranked By U.S. News and World Report

November 8, 2018 / News

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that its Appellate Practice Group has once again been ranked both nationally and regionally (Chicago) in U.S. News and World Reports 2019 “Best Law Firms.”  (See https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/clausen-miller-pc/overview/39045). 

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