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Litchfield Cavo Successfully Defends Appeal Regarding the Savings Clause

Chicago Partner Thomas Crawford and Associate Timothy Dorr successfully defended an appeal in the Second Appellate District regarding the application of the Savings Clause (735 ILCS 5/13-207).  Appellant sought a reversal of the circuit court ruling, in which the court held that the savings clause did not apply to an action filed by plaintiff alleging… Read More »

Ft. Lauderdale Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Listed as Super Lawyers for 2017

Gary Khutorsky was named a 2017 Super Lawyer and Dustin C. Blumenthal and Jason M.Chodos were named 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual… Read More »

23 Chicago Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Designated as Leading and Emerging Lawyers for 2017

Litchfield Cavo is pleased to announce that twenty of Litchfield Cavo’s attorneys in our Chicago office have been named as Leading Lawyers in the January 2017 edition of Leading Lawyers Network Magazine – Business Edition, a publication of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.  In addition, three more of our attorneys were designated as Emerging Lawyers… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Opens Las Vegas Office

On February 1, Litchfield Cavo established an office in Las Vegas, Nevada, making it our nineteenth office across the country. The office will be managed by Griffith H. Hayes. Griff has more than 31 years of experience handling a wide variety of insurance defense matters, the past fifteen almost exclusively devoted to handling southern and… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Defense Verdict in Religious Discrimination Case in the Western District of Pennsylvania

Pittsbugh Partner Trisha Gill obtained a defense verdict in a Title VII religious discrimination suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The plaintiff alleged that as a condition of her employment as a sales representative with the Defendant, a home remodeling company, she was required to undergo a training… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Opens New Office in Atlanta, Continuing Nationwide Expansion

Litchfield Cavo is pleased to announce the opening of our seventeenth office, located in Atlanta, Georgia. Jay Barber and Kindu Walker have joined the firm as partners and will lead the new Atlanta office. This new office is a demonstration of Litchfield Cavo’s commitment to expand and further serve client needs in the Southeast, joining… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Obtain Declaratory Judgment in Favor of Insurer Client in Advertising Injury Coverage Matter

Litchfield Cavo attorneys Robert Ciociola and Eric Lankton presented their motion for summary judgment before the Business Litigation Section of the Massachusetts Supreme Court. The Insured, a shoe and clothing company, sought coverage under the personal injury/advertising injury provisions of several CGL policies against claims brought by the heirs of Abbe Bikila, a marathon Olympic… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Summary Judgment for Insurer in Matter of Assault and Battery Exclusion

Kate Adams, a partner in the Firm’s Connecticut office, recently obtained summary judgment for an insurer in a declaratory judgment action before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.  The Court agreed that the carrier had no duty, as a matter of law, to satisfy a five million dollar stipulated judgment that its… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Partner James Abbott to Speak at CLM Conference

James Abbott, a partner in Litchfield Cavo’s Chicago office, will speak at the 2016 CLM Atlanta Conference held May 19-20 at the W Atlanta-Downtown.  His session is titled, “Asbestos Litigation – The Bad Penny That Will Not Go Away.”  The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and… Read More »

New Litchfield Cavo Offices in Indiana and St. Louis

Litchfield Cavo is pleased to announce the opening of two new offices, one in Highland, Indiana (serving the northern and central regions of the state) and one in St. Louis, Missouri. Neil Harrington will serve as Of Counsel in our Indiana office, while our St. Louis office will be managed by Brian K. McBrearty with… Read More »