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Robert Chemers and Dave Larson obtain summary judgment for an insurer client

Robert Chemers and Dave Larson obtained summary judgment for an insurer client against its Insured, which Insured was defended by the carrier through personal counsel under reservation, no settlement occurred, and the Insured tried the underlying business tort case (conversion, detinue, and two tortious interference claims) and lost with an adverse judgment entered for $8.3M, …

May 2022

Robert Chemers and Dave Larson win summary judgment in federal district court

Robert Chemers and Dave Larson won a summary judgment in federal district court that their insurer client had no duty to defend the insured homeowners for an underlying suit seeking damages by a disgruntled neighbor, a senior partner in a Chicago Big Law firm, for their alleged maintenance of a nuisance, public and private, creation …

May 2022

Alan Schumacher and Alexander Beehler obtain not guilty verdict on behalf of an interventional radiologist

Alan Schumacher and Alexander Beehler obtained a not guilty verdict on behalf of an interventional radiologist and his employer following a jury trial in Cook County. The case involved an allegedly negligent tunneled dialysis catheter exchange procedure for a 42-year-old woman who suffered a decompensation shortly after the procedure. The plaintiff claimed the post-procedure application …

May 2022

Sommer Luzynczyk and Kayla Condeni win dismissal with prejudice

Sommer Luzynczyk and Kayla Condeni win dismissal with prejudice based on lack of standing in a putative class action lawsuit against the estate of a deceased physician. The lawsuit brought in the Circuit Court of Cook County alleged a pattern of conduct extending back 29+ years and involved the alleged failure to administer routine childhood …

May 2022