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Wisconsin Motion for Judgment Victory Against Pro Se Plaintiff

Robert Chemers and Jonathan Federman, recently obtained a summary judgment in a 39-page Order for an Illinois professional liability insurer in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. The pro se plaintiff filed a direct action suit against the insurer and several attorneys and law firms. The Court held, among other things, that the insurer did not insure any …

October 2019

Jim Sipchen and Brendan Nelligan Obtain Dismissal of Trademark Suit

  Pretzel & Stouffer partners, Jim Sipchen and Brendan Nelligan recently won a dismissal of a trademark infringement lawsuit brought in federal court in the Eastern District of Michigan against their client, a local California theater. The theater was sued for trademark infringement by a popular 80’s R&B band after it produced a concert performed …

October 2019

Robert Chemers and Scott Howie Secure Appellate Dismissal

Pretzel & Stouffer partners, Robert Chemers and Scott Howie, succeeded in having an adversary’s appeal dismissed for lack of appellate jurisdiction in the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District. In a declaratory judgment action, the circuit court entered judgment for the firm’s client, an insurer, holding that it had no duty to defend its insured …

September 2019

Motion for Summary Judgment won in Will County Slip and Fall Lawsuit

  Pretzel & Stouffer partner, Pat Healy, recently obtained summary judgment in a lawsuit in Will County involving an alleged slip-and-fall accident at a grocery store. The claimant allegedly sustained a fractured ankle which was repaired surgically with instrumentation. Pat represented a company who allegedly failed to perform snow and ice removal services on the …

August 2019