Category: Other

Peter Syregelas Obtains Judgment in Favor of Insurer Client

Aug 30, 2023 Coverage
Peter Syregelas recently obtained judgment in favor of our insurer client in the Southern District of Illinois.  In that case, Peter argued that there was no coverage for a claim of retaliatory discharge and violations of the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act under a Commercial Liability Insurance Policy, after […]

Peter Syregelas Helps Secure 7-Figure Insurance Payout

Jul 18, 2023 Coverage
Peter Syregelas was engaged by a policyholder client to help secure insurance coverage for a claim of negligent hiring/retention after an employee of our client assaulted a customer at a large Las Vegas resort. Our client’s carriers took a no coverage position asserting the intentional conduct exclusion to their policies, […]

Peter Syregelas Wins Appeal in Auto Liability Coverage Dispute

Jun 05, 2023 Coverage
Peter Syregelas defended a summary judgment he obtained in the circuit court of Cook County which found that an insured’s vehicle was not covered under her insurance policy and the insurer did not have a duty to defend or indemnify her for damage she caused to another vehicle. Peter fended off […]

Peter Syregelas and Haley Loutfy Obtain Summary Judgment After Finding That Insurer Properly Declined Life Insurance Policy

Jun 03, 2023 Coverage
Plaintiffs, as beneficiaries of an estate, filed a complaint against LPP’s client for a declaration that it wrongfully declined decedent’s life insurance policy application and therefore owed proceeds following his death only days after submitting the application. Plaintiffs also sought bad faith damages in connection with the insurer’s declination. Peter Syregelas and Haley […]

David Osborne and Brendan Ross Win Summary Judgment on Behalf of Two Insurer Clients in Wrongful Conviction Case

May 20, 2023 Coverage
LPP Attorneys David Osborne and Brendan C. Ross represented two law enforcement liability insurers in a declaratory judgment action arising out of a highly publicized and particularly egregious wrongful conviction case. In the underlying case, the plaintiff sought damages spanning over 20 years from his wrongful prosecution, conviction, and incarceration for an armed robbery […]