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DTCI: Did you miss this? Kudos, News & Blogs

January 29, 2014

Kudos to Jason Kennedy, DTCI member at Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney in Chicago, who received a defense verdict in Stanley v. Ameren Illinois Co., an asbestos exposure case. The court found the defendants owed no duty to warn a subcontractor’s employee, granted summary judgment, and dismissed all four defendants named.

Kori L. McOmber, member of the DTCI board of directors and former partner in Schultz & Pogue in Indianapolis, has recently joined Indiana University Health Risk Retention Group where she assists in managing professional negligence and general negligence cases at various Indiana University Health institutions throughout the state.

Libby Valos Moss, member of the DTCI board of directors and partner at Kightlinger & Gray, is chairing a Feb. 13 webcast for DRI on “Medicare Lien Recovery Extending Now to Medicare Advantage Plans – Are You at Risk?”

Rick Shoultz and Lewis Wooton, DTCI members, report in the Lewis Wagner newsletter that in Deeter v. Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Co., the court confirmed that a standard, intentional act exclusion that excludes coverage for intentional acts of “any insured” will withstand the claims of an innocent co-insured.

Will Kelley, DTCI member at Drewry Simmons Vornehm, reports that, in SAMS Hotel Group, LLC v. Environs, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit recently upheld enforcement of a contractual limitation of liability clause, which resulted in the design professional’s liability being capped at $70,000 despite the owner’s claim that its damages were more than $4.2 million.•

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