Phillip’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation in the areas of construction negligence, personal injury and wrongful death, toxic tort and general corporate and business defense.
Phil maintains a litigation practice in Illinois and Indiana.
- Successfully obtained the dismissal of an asbestos product manufacturing client from all pending Indiana state court matters based on a lack of personal jurisdiction
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a manufacturer of asbestos-containing component parts in Indiana state court, meeting Indiana’s strict summary judgment standard requiring a defendant to “affirmative negate the plaintiff’s claims”
- Obtained summary judgment in Indiana state court on behalf of a construction manager in a construction defect case, successfully arguing that the construction manager owed no duty of care to the patron after premises were damaged following construction
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a Chicago professional sports team and its league in a premises liability action, successfully arguing that the premises were maintained solely by a third party