In Haisous, LLC v. State Auto Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., 2022 WL 999987, BatesCarey attorneys Mickey Passman and Joanna Swartout obtained a ruling that BatesCarey’s insurer client owed no coverage for business income loss allegedly caused by COVID-19 restrictions on the insured’s restaurant operations.
Stanley Figura Shares Updates on Climate Change and Insurance Actions at 2022 ARIAS U.S. Spring ConferenceMay 2022 | Category: Articles and Presentations
Stanley V. Figura explored recent trends and developments related to climate change litigation and insurance actions at the 2022 ARIAS U.S. Spring Conference.
The DeKalb County Circuit Court granted summary judgment to BatesCarey’s client, dismissing the Plaintiff’s claims of an injury and significant damages sought in the case.
Businesses filed hundreds of lawsuits seeking business interruption coverage under their commercial property insurance policies for losses stemming from COVID-19. While many of those cases have been resolved, Lindsey Dean examines the next potential wave of COVID-19 claims on the horizon.
Robert J. Bates, Jr. and Adam H. Fleischer were once again named Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders in the publishing group’s prestigious annual rankings. Bob also joins a select esteemed group of attorneys ranked as Global Elite Thought Leaders in the United States.
A federal district court recently granted a motion to compel arbitration based on a marine-insurance policy’s provision requiring that insurance disputes be referred to London for arbitration.
In a ruling of first impression, a Kentucky state court held that the “personal injury” inflicted by malicious prosecution “occurs” at the time of wrongful charging for purposes of triggering insurance coverage in adopting BatesCarey’s argument that the subsequent years of a claimant’s incarceration and suffering constitute resulting “damages” but not new “personal injuries” triggering multiple policy periods.
Agelo Reppas to Present Analysis of Certification Procedures in Federal Insurance Appeals to Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee in Upcoming ABA Litigation Section SeminarFebruary 2022 | Category: News
Agelo Reppas will share guidance and best practices for insurance coverage appeals in connection with her written synopsis co-authored for the ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee at the upcoming ABA Litigation Section seminar.
In Progressive Garden State Ins. Co. v. Metius, a federal district court held that a boat qualified as its owner’s “primary residence,” and after the boat burned and the boat owner filed a claim with its insurer to recover damages, the court held that the insurer’s “primary residence” exclusion in a Boat and Personal Watercraft Policy barred coverage.
BatesCarey is proud to announce three new additions to the Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, totaling 18 named attorneys in 2022.