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.
Jordon Steinway has been selected as one of the 2018 “Forty Under 40” Illinois attorneys to watch by Law Bulletin Media.
On June 28, 2018, the Justice Department Announced charges against 601 individuals for their alleged participation in the opioid epidemic resulting in more than $2 billion in losses.
BatesCarey is pleased to announce the arrival of five new associates who will expand the bench of the firm’s insurance coverage practice. John F. Healy, Jr., Kathryn C. Kawauchi, Elangie Lozada Patterson, Abigail E. Rocap and Allyson C. Spacht have all joined the firm’s Chicago office over the past few weeks and bring to 52 the total number of attorneys at the firm.
Michael H.Passman and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' Michael J. DeLonay examine how courts are determining the number of occurrences in insurance policies that may be implicated by claims in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
BatesCarey Founding Partner Robert J. Bates, Jr. has been ranked as a top five “Thought Leader” in North America by the London-based publishing group Who’s Who Legal for the second year in a row. This coveted distinction is earned through the nominations of peers, clients and industry sources. Bob was lauded by his peers for his extraordinary knowledge in the insurance and...
BatesCarey has once again been named as a leading insurance coverage firm by Chambers USA, the legal industry’s most respected rankings list, as well as by various other national and international ranking services. In 2018 the firm staked claim on the prestigious Band 1 ranking in Illinois in the category of Insurance Dispute Resolution: Insurer. Chambers’ international...