BatesCarey is pleased to announce that eleven attorneys have been named 2020 Leading and Emerging Lawyers.
BatesCarey Secures Illinois Supreme Court Precedent Addressing Insurance Trigger for Malicious ProsecutionNovember 2019 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey partners Agelo L. Reppas and Adam H. Fleischer achieved fantastic legal precedent for the insurance industry and their client, Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, with the Illinois Supreme Court’s ruling that insurance coverage for malicious prosecution claims is triggered only at the time of the wrongful charging, and not in subsequent years of retrials or exoneration.
BatesCarey is thrilled to announce that partner Adam H. Fleischer has been named a “Trailblazer” by National Law Journal, a distinction bestowed on only 17 firms.
BatesCarey is proud to announce the firm has been recognized as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for the sixth consecutive year.
BatesCarey’s Jordon S. Steinway and Katherine A. Martin were victorious by way of dispositive motion in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, with the Court ruling as a matter of law that Munich Re had no duty to defend or indemnify its insureds.
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.
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.
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 Buckley 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 Adam Fleischer, John Husmann and Joanna Swartout recently obtained summary judgment for Rockhill Insurance Company in the District Court of Nevada where another insurer had sued Rockhill for not appropriately settling a mold remediation claim, and sought over $3 million in bad faith damages.