Mickey Passman Assesses Recent Case Law Highlighting Value of "Catch All" Reservation of Rights in Insurers’ Coverage Correspondence

October 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.

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BatesCarey Presents Tea Talk: Women Empowering Women

September 2018 | Category: News

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.

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Mickey Passman Discusses Recent Case Law Clarifying the Standard for Voiding an Insurance Policy due to a Misrepresentation in the Application

July 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.

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