BatesCarey Expands Roster with the Addition of Seven AttorneysDecember 2022 | Category: News
BatesCarey welcomes one special counsel and three associates, as well as three additional associates who recently passed the bar.
BatesCarey Secures 12th Precedent-Setting Victory on COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims with Dismissal of Putative Class Action in Southern District of MississippiDecember 2022 | Category: News, Recent Successes
BatesCarey wins big with Big Tomato LLC v. State Auto Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. in the Southern District of Mississippi.
Robert J. Bates, Jr. Honored Among Top 4 U.S. Reinsurance Attorneys on Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2023 ListNovember 2022 | Category: News
Who’s Who Legal named Robert J. Bates, Jr. to the publication’s 2023 Thought Leaders Global Elite edition in Insurance & Reinsurance Law.
BatesCarey Recognized by U.S. News and World Report on the Best Law Firms 2023 List Nationally and in ChicagoNovember 2022 | Category: News
U.S. News and World Report once again named BatesCarey to its Best Law Firms list for 2023 in Insurance Law and Litigation - Insurance, both nationally and in Chicago.
Court Rejects Maritime Insurer’s Late Notice DefenseOctober 2022 | Category: Articles and Presentations
In a maritime insurance coverage dispute involving late notice to the insurer, a federal district court in Louisiana recently denied an insurer’s motion for summary judgment notwithstanding its findings that the insureds unreasonably delayed in reporting the loss and the insurer established actual prejudice resulting from the insureds’ unreasonable delay. Champagne v. M/V Uncle John, et al., No. 21-476, 2022 WL 6742007 (E.D. LA October 11, 2022).
Washington Supreme Court Allows Recovery of Extraordinary Damages for “Negligent Reproductive Healthcare”September 2022 | Category: Articles and Presentations
Have parents sustained compensable damages if they have an unplanned child as a result of a physician’s failure to meet the standard of care when providing contraceptive care? What if the child is born with disabilities that were not caused by the physician’s care? Is the physician liable for the extraordinary medical costs necessitated by the child’s condition? May the parents recover for emotional distress arising from raising a child with disabilities? The Washington Supreme Court recently answered these questions in the affirmative in Pacheco v. U.S., 515 P.3d 510 (2022).
Sixth Circuit Finds No Coverage For COVID-19 Interruptions When Not Due To Infectious Disease At Insured PremisesSeptember 2022 | Category: News
On September 9, 2022, Adam Fleischer, Mickey Passman, and Joanna Swartout created new precedent in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which found that an insurance policy’s Restaurant Extension Endorsement does not cover preventative governmental COVID-19 shutdowns in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.
Forum State Public Policy to be Considered in Maritime Choice of Law DisputeSeptember 2022 | Category: Articles and Presentations
Jason P. Minkin and Viridiana Marcial share insights on marine insurance coverage developments in the wake of Great Lakes Ins. SE v. Raiders Retreat Realty Co., LLC.
Insurance for Public Nuisance: Masters Pharma gets it RiteSeptember 2022 | Category: Articles and Presentations
Adam H. Fleischer outlines key implications for insurance coverage for prescription opioid lawsuits in the wake of the Ohio Supreme Court's decision in Acuity v. Masters Pharmaceutical following the groundbreaking Delaware verdict in Ace American Insurance Co. v. Rite Aid Corp.
BatesCarey’s Community Involvement Highlighted in Corporate Partnership with Cristo Rey and Christ the King Jesuit College Prep’s Work Study ProgramAugust 2022 | Category: News
Partnering with Cristo Rey and Christ the King since January 2020 and participating in the recent Corporate Work Study Program hosted by Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, BatesCarey Executive Director Irasema Guerrero presented on a Q&A panel sharing guidance and best practices for new supervisors.