Howard Trafman Obtains Dismissal in a Covid-19 Exposure Lawsuit

Feb 15, 2023 Defense
Howard Trafman recently obtained a dismissal for his client in a Covid-19 exposure case involving multiple parties.  In short, Plaintiff was an employee of another subcontractor working on a construction project. Plaintiff alleged that other employees working on the project exhibited signs and symptoms of Covid-19 and all defendants knew […]

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 and Haley Loutfy Win Dispute Against Purported Additional Insured in Construction Injury Case

Feb 10, 2023 Construction Injury
Peter Syregelas and Haley Loutfy obtained judgment on the pleadings for an insurer against a purported additional insured which claimed coverage under a policy issued to our client’s named insured. The court held that the subcontract between the named insured and the general contractor did not effectively incorporate the obligation […]

Kate Crouch Earns Early Dismissal for Construction Company Client After Alleged Negligent Sidewalk Repair

Jan 23, 2023 Construction Defect
Kate Crouch earned an early dismissal for a construction company after allegedly negligent sidewalk repair.  Through a thorough analysis of the client’s business records and Google image photos, and coupled with a strong affidavit, Plaintiff’s counsel opted not to oppose dismissal of the allegations against our client.  This aggressive posture […]