On November 1, 2018, the women of BatesCarey and insurance professionals throughout Chicago gathered at Swift & Sons for the first annual Tea Talk: Women Empowering Women to network, enjoy the company of colleagues and discuss emerging workplace trends in the context of insurance coverage.
BatesCarey is pleased to announce that it has been recognized among the “Best Law Firms” in the country by global ranking authority U.S. News & World Report for the fifth consecutive year.
Mickey Passman Assesses Recent Case Law Highlighting Value of "Catch All" Reservation of Rights in Insurers’ Coverage CorrespondenceOctober 2018 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
Michael “Mickey” Passman examines an Illinois federal judge’s recent ruling in a coverage dispute case, Tracy Holdings LLC v. West Bend Insurance Co., in his October 2018 Insurance Law IICLE Flashpoints column. At issue was the value of insurers’ use of “catch all” reservation of rights statements in denial letters, particularly in avoiding application of “mend the hold” and waiver doctrines under Illinois law in ensuing litigation.
In this feature titled Outside the Courts from the October 2018 CLM Magazine, Adam H. Fleischer examines whether the solutions to America’s opioid crisis will come from the courts, the insurers or broader societal changes.
Jordon Steinway has been selected as one of the 2018 “40 Under Forty” Illinois attorneys to watch by Law Bulletin Media.
Join the women of BatesCarey for Tea Talk: Women Empowering Women on Thursday, November 1, 2018 as they bring together inspiring female leaders from a variety of sectors to network and discuss emerging workplace trends in the context of insurance coverage.
Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Adam H. Fleischer Named 2018 Top Legal Practitioners in Insurance and Reinsurance by London-based Expert GuidesSeptember 2018 | Category: News, Recent Successes
Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Adam H. Fleischer have been recognized as leading Insurance and Reinsurance coverage attorneys by Legal Media Group's Expert Guides series for 2018.
Partners Robert J. Bates, Jr., David M. Alt, Adam H. Fleischer and Mark G. Sheridan have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Insurance Law.
Mickey Passman Discusses Recent Case Law Clarifying the Standard for Voiding an Insurance Policy due to a Misrepresentation in the ApplicationJuly 2018 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
Michael “Mickey” Passman examined the Illinois Appellate Court’s decision of Direct Auto Insurance Co. v. Sinclair in his July 2018 Insurance Law IICLE Flashpoint column. At issue was whether a misrepresentation in the insurance application that increases premium renders the policy void.
BatesCarey Obtains Delaware Supreme Court Affirmation Of Judicial Estoppel Ruling Eliminating $250 Million in Excess Coverage ClaimsJuly 2018 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey’s Stanley V. Figura obtained Delaware Supreme Court affirmance of a trial court ruling applying judicial estoppel to reject an attempt to establish coverage for asbestos claims asserted against General Motors under post-1971 excess policies with collective limits of approximately $250 million.