Paige M. Houin will discuss how the thousands of opioid related lawsuits may impact the insurance and pharmaceutical industries during a Bloomberg webinar on October 8.
BatesCarey is proud to announce partner R. Patrick Bedell was selected as one of Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s 2019 40 Under Forty Illinois Attorneys to Watch.
On October 4, 2019 at the CLM Southeast Conference in in Kissimmee, Florida, Jordan Lowe will participate on a panel discussing Negligent Security and Active Shooter Claims.
Elise Allen Shares Insights on Commercial General Liability (CGL) Pollution Exclusions in CLE WebinarSeptember 2019 | Category: News
Elise D. Allen will address the often misapplied and misunderstood commercial general liability pollution exclusions during a CLE webinar on Thursday, November 7, 2019.
BatesCarey’s David J. Buishas and Mark A. Deptula secured a unanimous ruling in Illinois’ First District Court of Appeals affirming the dismissal of a fraud and breach of contract lawsuit brought by Adrenaline Sports Management, Inc. against Greenlayer LLC in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
BatesCarey’s Ommid C. Farashahi and Jonathan A. Cipriani’s article “No Choice of Law in Delaware Coverage Disputes?” co-authored with Jeremy Salzman and Kylie Tomas of Sompo International was published in The D&O Diary.
BatesCarey’s Adam Fleischer and Allyson Spacht shared insights on the impact of the Cleveland County, Oklahoma District opioid judgment as it relates to nationwide opioid litigation and discussed future coverage considerations in Advisen Front Page News.
Arizona Superior Court Finds No Coverage Owed for Liabilities Of Insured’s Alleged Predecessor CompanyAugust 2019 | Category: News, Recent Successes
In a case of first impression in Arizona, BatesCarey’s Adam Fleischer and Michael Passman recently obtained summary judgment for Gotham Insurance Company in the Superior Court of Maricopa County where another insurer attempted to hold Gotham responsible for an underlying judgment entered against an alleged predecessor of Gotham’s insured.
Strong briefs filed by Jordon Steinway and Amanda Bushemi in the Southern District of Texas recently elicited a magistrate judge’s Report and Recommendation granting judgment on the pleadings in favor of BatesCarey’s client, Munich Re (PESLIC). After Maxum Indemnity Company refused to defend PESLIC’s insureds in an underlying lawsuit in which the plaintiff was the victim of an assault at a Houston-area gentlemen’s club, PESLIC filed a declaratory judgment lawsuit seeking a determination that Maxum has a duty to defend PESLIC’s insureds as additional insureds under the Maxum policy, and that such duty is primary to PESLIC. PESLIC also requested, and was granted, equitable contribution from Maxum for its fees incurred in the defense of such insureds.
BatesCarey’s Jordon S. Steinway shared insights with 30 claims adjusters on commercial auto claims and best practices for drafting reservation of rights letters.