Tag Archives: Duty

Bad Faith Without Breach of Contract? Indiana Supreme Court Says the Duty of Good Faith Includes the Manner of Handling the Claim

Insurance policies contain words that become ambiguous as technology and building practices change, causing good faith disputes over coverage to arise. While a good faith dispute over coverage does not constitute bad faith, one court suggested that an insurance company … Continue reading

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Acts of Negligence and Duty of Care

According to personal injury attorney Andrew Alitowski, to make a successful case of negligence against the defendant, the victim must prove that the defendant owed a duty to exercise a reasonable level of care, such a duty was violated by … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rules that Plaintiff Stated a Claim for Breach of Duty of Loyalty in Wake of Shareholder Negative Say-on-Pay Vote

In the wake of a negative shareholder advisory vote on a company's executive compensation package, a federal judge ruled that company shareholders adequately stated a claim for breach of the duty of loyalty against the company's board of directors for … Continue reading

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The Illinois Securities Act of 1953 Does not Apply to Common Law Damages Claims for Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Sellers of Securities

As a Chicago law firm that specializes in business litigation, DiTommaso-Lubin pays close attention to shareholder lawsuits filed in Illinois' courts. Our Elmhurst business attorneys discovered a case filed in the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Fourth Division that … Continue reading

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Performing light duty may impact on eligibility for disability retirement

Performing light duty may impact on eligibility for disability retirement Perez-Dunham v McCall, 279 AD2d 884 In June 1996, police officer Magarita Perez-Dunham applied for performance of duty disability retirement benefits based upon an injury sustained in November 1993. The … Continue reading

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