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More Tales From The Minefield Of Post-Trial/Appellate Practice: Omega SA v. 375 Canal, LLC, 984 F.3d 244 (2nd Cir. 2021)

April 14, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

Introduction

During this Sidebar author’s nearly 30 years of post-trial and appellate practice, she has guided her work for her clients according to one steadfast rule—always use “belts and suspenders” when it comes to preserving errors and insuring appellate jurisdiction.

Update: Florida Enacts New Law Modifying Appellate Jurisdiction Over County Court Appeals

April 14, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Benjamin S. Burnstine

Introduction

Clausen Miller’s Technology & Cyber Group provides the following update to keep you informed on recent important cases adjudicating Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). BIPA regulates the collection,

Court Finds No Defense Obligation for Alleged Statutory Violations

April 12, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 6, 2021

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, construing Illinois law, recently held that a commercial general liability policy issued to a debt collector did not provide coverage for allegedly harassing calls giving rise to statutory violations,

Use of ‘Maintain’ in Insurance Policy Gives Rise to Factual Dispute

March 30, 2021 / Writing and Speaking

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

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently denied summary judgment to a property insurer because of a difference over the meaning of “maintain” in two provisions of the policy,

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