Chris Pickett and Haley Loutfy Win Summary Judgment Against Additional Insured who Breached Notice Condition

May 28, 2023 Additional Insured
Chris Pickett and Haley Loutfy obtained summary judgment against an additional insured who voided coverage by violating the policy’s notice of suit condition. The case arose from a construction site injury involving a Plaintiff who sued multiple contractors, one of whom qualified as an additional insured on our client’s policy. After learning of the lawsuit […]

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 […]

Howard Trafman Secures Favorable Settlement in Alleged Toxic Exposure Case

Apr 08, 2023 Defense
Howard Trafman negotiated a favorable settlement this month on behalf of a flood mitigation company that was alleged to have exposed a plaintiff working at a local Chicago hospital to toxic chemicals/fumes.  The exposure allegedly led to permanent damage to the plaintiff’s vocal chords, a deterioration of the quality of her […]

Illinois Supreme Court Issues Two Important Rulings Related to the Biometric Information Protection Act (BIPA)

Mar 28, 2023 BIPA
The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued its long-awaited opinion in Tims v. Black Horse Carriers, ruling that a five-year statute of limitations period applies to all claims brought under all the provisions of BIPA. The decision ends the hotly contested issues affecting hundreds of BIPA class actions that have been […]

Bill Lindsay Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice of Automobile Negligence Case in McHenry County, Illinois Due to Plaintiff’s Lack of Diligence in Serving Summons and Complaint

Feb 17, 2023 Auto
Bill Lindsay represented a motorist that struck an outdoor dining table abutting a parking stall while navigating the parking space.  The two plaintiffs seated at the table alleged that they were seriously injured when their dining table was pushed backwards in to them.  Our client’s insurer attempted to negotiate settlement before […]