Professional Liability

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Experience in Professional Liability

Litigation Relating to Interpretation and Enforceability of Homeowners' Association Declaration and BylawsObtained declaratory judgment and summary judgment in favor of homeowners' association regarding the interpretation and enforceability of certain provisions within the Association's declaration and bylaws.

Lawsuit Against Professional Real Estate Appraiser in Condominium Conversion in Downtown ChicagoSuccessfully resolved litigation against appraiser who allegedly inflated the value of 13 condominium units in Chicago condominium conversion by over $2 million.

Professional Liability Claim Against Insurance AgencyObtained dismissal with prejudice for insurance agency based upon lack of duty to re-explain meaning of policy terms during policy renewal.

Homeowner Claim Against Condominium AssociationObtained summary judgment on behalf of homeowners association against homeowner seeking to force association to make exception to its declarations.

Lawsuit Alleging Errors and Omission Regarding Engineering Firm Design Plans

Successfully challenged Wisconsin court's personal jurisdiction over North Carolina engineering firm that designed plans in North Carolina for a Wisconsin owner.

Alleged Violation of Illinois Open Meeting ActObtained favorable summary judgment ruling for Veterans Assistance Commission in regard to actions for quo warranto and violations of the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

World Trade Center Claims

Represented domestic insurers for architects and engineers in claims arising from injuries to responders at World Trade Center disaster site.

Professional Liability Claims Against Real Estate Appraiser

Successfully resolved claims against a real estate appraiser who allegedly failed to identify property as being in a Special Flood Hazard Area

Slander Claim Against Minnesota Private InvestigatorObtained dismissal of lawsuit against out-of-state private investigator based on lack of Illinois personal jurisdiction.