The 1851 Limitation of Liability Act allows qualifying vessel owners to limit their liability after maritime accidents. However, this statute imposes a time limit on vessel owners. Previously, the Fifth Circuit had held that this time bar was a jurisdictional rule, but earlier this month held that a U.S. Supreme Court case implicitly overruled an earlier case and the Limitation of Liability Act’s time bar is nonjurisdictional.
BatesCarey attorneys Adam Fleischer, Mickey Passman and Lindsey Dean obtained a ruling that BatesCarey’s insurer client owed no duty to defend or indemnify in connection with an underlying sexual abuse claim.
BatesCarey is proud to announce that the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) selected Kristi Nolley for the 2021 Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award.
BatesCarey is pleased to announce that Crain’s Chicago Business honored David Alt and Kristi Nolley on the 2021 Notable Gen X Leaders in Law list.
U.S. News and World Report Once Again Recognizes BatesCarey as a Best Law Firm Nationally and in ChicagoNovember 2021 | Category: News
BatesCarey has been recognized in Chicago and Nationwide as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News and World Report.
Matthew Fortin Examines Recent Illinois Supreme Court Ruling in Sproull v. State Farm and the Effect on Actual Cash Value and Depreciation of Labor Costs in Replacement Cost PoliciesOctober 2021 | Category: News
Matthew P. Fortin discusses the consequences for the valuation of current and future property claims in Illinois as an update to his Bloomberg Insights article published in October 2020.
BatesCarey is proud to announce partner David J. Buishas has been selected as one of Chicago Lawyer Magazine’s 40 Under Forty Illinois Attorneys to Watch in 2021.
Robert J. Bates, Jr. Selected for Inclusion in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2022 EditionAugust 2021 | Category: News
Who’s Who Legal has named Robert J. Bates, Jr. to their list of Global Elite Thought Leaders in Insurance and Reinsurance in 2022. Bates is one of only six attorneys in the United States to receive this accolade for Insurance and Reinsurance law.
The 2022 Best Lawyers and Ones to watch lists have recognized thirteen BatesCarey attorneys for their work in insurance law and litigation.