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Burden on Insureds to Prove Exception to Exclusion in Property Policy

February 24, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, February 23, 2021

The 5th District Appellate Court recently held that insureds have the burden of establishing an exception to an exclusion in a property insurance policy,

Melinda Kollross Published in DRI’s For The Defense Magazine

February 23, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

Clausen Miller is pleased to announce that Shareholder and Appellate Practice Group Chair Melinda Kollross is a featured author in the February 2021 edition of the Defense Research Institute (DRI)’s For The Defense Magazine.  

Kollross and Esposito Published in IDC Quarterly

February 17, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

Clausen Miller Appellate Practice Group Chair Melinda  Kollross and Senior Counsel Paul Esposito have a feature article published in the first volume of the 2021 IDC Quarterly.  The article addresses Illinois Pattern Jury Instruction 12.04 on proximate cause.

Evidence of Damage to Claimant’s Property Wrongfully Excluded

February 16, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, February 9, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing a grant of judgment on the pleadings for an insurer, recently held that an insured was entitled to demonstrate that the underlying plaintiff was seeking to recover for property damage arising from an occurrence,

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