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Three Clausen Miller Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 26, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce Amy R. Paulus, Sava
Alexander Vojcanin and Edward M. Kay have been named to the Best Lawyers in
America 2020 ranking.

Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice
Group Leader,

Melinda Kollross Named Chair of Clausen Miller Appellate Practice Group

August 21, 2019 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce the promotion of shareholder Melinda Kollross to Chair of its nationally recognized Appellate Practice Group. Melinda previously co-chaired the Group with Ed Kay for over a decade. During that time,

Absent Claimant Not Bound by Coverage Judgment in Prior Suit

August 13, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin August 13, 2019

The 1st District Appellate Court recently
held that res judicata could not be used by an insurer to support its
no-coverage position against a claimant where the claimant was not a party to
the earlier lawsuit from which the res judicata argument arose.

Surety Finds Quia Timet Remedy Not in Play Under Contract Terms

August 7, 2019 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin July 30, 2019

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
recently held that a surety for a financially disabled construction contractor
was not entitled to use the common-law doctrine of quia timet for relief
against the contractor,

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