Category: Appeals

First District Appellate Court Affirms David Osborne’s Summary Judgment Ruling In Wrongful Death Case

Jul 28, 2023 Appeals
In the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court, David Osborne successfully defended against an appeal taken by Plaintiff after summary judgment was granted in favor of our client in a Cook County wrongful death case.  In the lower court, LPP Partner Howard Trafman successfully argued that the insureds were […]

Peter Syregelas Wins Appeal – Making the Complex Simple

Jul 20, 2023 Appeals
Our client’s insureds sought coverage for a heated and longstanding dispute between a homeowner’s association (“HOA”) and several of its residents.  Peter Syregelas first orchestrated a settlement calling for our insurer client to make a nominal payment in exchange for a release of all claims against it.  After the HOA […]

Illinois Supreme Court Allows LPP’s Petition for Leave to Appeal

Feb 11, 2023 Appeals
In what promises to be the most important construction defect coverage case in 38 years, the Illinois Supreme Court on January 25th allowed LPP’s petition for leave to appeal from an Appellate Court ruling in which that court found that LPP’s insurer-client had a duty to defend a construction defect […]

Peter Syregelas Obtains Appellate Court Judgment

Dec 12, 2022 Appeals
LPP recently prevailed in the Illinois Appellate Court freeing our client from a case which alleged that it was liable for accepting the fruits of a fraud after our client purchased the assets of a company heading to bankruptcy in a UCC Article 9 Transaction from the near bankrupt firm’s […]

Peter Syregelas Secures Favorable Settlement in Major Chicago Hospital Post Trial Proceedings

Nov 20, 2017 Appeals
Peter Syregelas: Represented a major Chicago hospital in post trial proceedings following $53 million verdict in Cook County for child born with cerebral palsy and other health defects due to allegations of faulty prenatal and delivery care. Case settled for confidential sum well below jury verdict following the filing of […]