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.
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.
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.
BatesCarey is proud to announce three new additions to the Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, totaling 18 named attorneys in 2022.
New York Appellate Division Affirms Judgment Finding that Insurers Owe No Coverage in PFAS Environmental Contamination ClaimsJanuary 2022 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey partner Agelo Reppas recently secured an important victory before the New York Appellate Division, Third Department, which unanimously upheld a judgment finding that two AIG insurers owe no coverage in connection with PFAS environmental contamination claims. Tonoga, Inc. v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., No. 532546, 2022 WL 52903 (N.Y. App. Div. Jan. 6, 2022).
BatesCarey is proud to announce that Abigail Rocap, Justin Seigler and Allyson Spacht have been elected as Partners, and Amanda Bushemi Buckley has been elevated to Special Counsel effective January 1, 2022.
The Supreme Court of Delaware has issued a groundbreaking insurance ruling destined to help define the fundamental bargain at the heart of commercial insurance coverage, and demonstrate why such coverage does not extend to public nuisance claims.