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Appellate Victory for Landowners in Eminent Domain Lawsuit

Jim Sipchen, John Scheid, and Scott Howie obtained an appellate victory for landowners whose 70-acre farm was the subject of eminent domain proceedings filed in DuPage County, Illinois.  The Illinois Appellate Court’s decision upheld a traverse and motion to dismiss a local municipality’s lawsuit that sought to condemn a private driveway that the landowners had …

October 2021

Professional Liability Defense Victory: Dismissal of Claims Against Insurance Broker After Insurer Denied COVID-19 Business Loss Claim

Matthew J. Egan and Quinn P. Donnelly were successful in the Circuit Court of Cook County in obtaining the dismissal with prejudice of a business owner’s claim that the firm’s client, an insurance broker, negligently failed to procure insurance coverage for the substantial losses the business sustained after it was forced to close in March 2020 in accordance …

October 2021

Summary Judgment Obtained on Behalf of Logistics Company in Premises Liability Suit

Matthew Tibble and Alex Beehler obtained summary judgment on behalf of a logistics company accused of negligence in a lawsuit where the plaintiff sought to recover for injuries allegedly sustained after falling. The logistics company faced two counts alleging negligence. One count alleged respondeat superior liability on the theory that employees of the logistics company created a defective …

October 2021

Legal Malpractice Victory: Dismissal of All Claims Against Attorney and Law Firm

Kayla A. Condeni and Matthew J. Egan were successful in the Circuit Court of Cook County in obtaining the dismissal with prejudice of all claims against an attorney and a law firm arising from their representation of the plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case that was settled shortly before trial commenced. The plaintiffs asserted claims …

October 2021