BatesCarey LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Buishas has been elected to partnership, effective January 1, 2020.
BatesCarey is pleased to announce that eleven attorneys have been named 2020 Leading and Emerging Lawyers.
BatesCarey is pleased to announce that Allyson C. Spacht will present “The National Opioid Crisis — Who Pays for the Solution?” at the 2020 CLM Annual Conference in Dallas from March 18-20.
The Illinois Appellate Court Confirms That “Property Damage” and “Occurrence” Requires Damage Beyond The Insured’s Scope Of Work, But Even A Vague Allegation Of Damage Outside The Insured’s Work Triggers The Duty To DefendDecember 2019 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News
In a recent opinion, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, has provided useful guidance to general liability carriers facing construction defect claims on the “occurrence” and “property damage” requirements, and on determining the duty to defend. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London v. Metropolitan Builders, Inc.; & AIG Property Casualty Company, 2019 IL App (1st) 190517.
BatesCarey’s David J. Buishas analyzed how cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings are regulated under current securities and commodities laws and evaluated potential implications on traditional insurance policies.
BatesCarey’s Jason P. Minkin, Jonathan A. Cipriani, and Joseph E. Tennial write about the recent decision, United States Fire Insurance Co. v. Hawaii Canoe Racing Association et al., No. 1:18-cv-00212, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 207564 (D. Haw. Nov. 27, 2019), where the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii found that a marine liability insurer did not have to defend or indemnify the sponsor of a canoe race in connection with a lawsuit filed by a participant who suffered serious injuries after she was struck by the propeller of a motorboat.
BatesCarey attorneys and staff participated in the Chicago Bar Association’s Dear Santa Program again this year.
Adam H. Fleischer and Allyson C. Spacht discuss in the December 2019 issue of DRI’s For the Defense the challenges in using opioid lawsuits to fund future societal change, and the insurance limitations of such an approach.
BatesCarey Secures Illinois Supreme Court Precedent Addressing Insurance Trigger for Malicious ProsecutionNovember 2019 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey partners Agelo L. Reppas and Adam H. Fleischer achieved fantastic legal precedent for the insurance industry and their client, Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, with the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling that insurance coverage for malicious prosecution claims is triggered only at the time of the wrongful charging, and not in subsequent years of retrials or exoneration.
BatesCarey is thrilled to announce that partner Adam H. Fleischer has been named a “Trailblazer” by National Law Journal, a distinction bestowed on only 17 firms.