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Jan 15, 2020

Reference to Personal Property Damage Sufficient to Trigger Insurer’s Duty to Defend Defective Work

By: Tina Paries Illinois courts routinely analyze whether commercial general liability insurance policies cover defective construction work. They look at allegations in a lawsuit to determine whether the alleged damage constitutes “property damage” caused by an “occurrence” or an “accident.” Illinois courts have consistently held that if the complaint against […]

Aug 30, 2019

CAGC Writes Mayor Regarding High Real Estate Assessments Stifling Development

By: Geoff Bryce The Chicagoland AGC (Association of General Contractors) on August 27, 2019 sent a very well written letter to the Honorable Lori Lightfoot. The letter expressed concern that the huge increases in real estate assessments will stifle development. The CAGC seeks to work with the city of Chicago […]

Aug 1, 2019

Amusement Park Owners and Operators Susceptible to Liability Under Rosenbach

By: Joseph Eichberger In Rosenbach v Six Flags Entertainment Corporation 2019 IL 123186 (January 25, 2019), the Illinois Supreme Court imposed a litigation threat on the amusement ride and water park industry. Rosenbach allows a private cause of action to be plead against an amusement ride or waterpark owner/operator without […]

Jun 13, 2019

Illinois Courts Expand Insurer’s Duty to Defend Subcontractor’s Poor Workmanship

By: Samuel Levine An intensely litigated area of construction law revolves around insurance. When is a complaint sufficient to trigger a duty to defend? What constitutes an occurrence? When can an insured recover for property damage caused by an occurrence? These questions are further complicated by different courts’ interpretations among […]

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Schererville, Indiana

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