James W. Davidson named Partner
We are pleased to announce our newest Partner, James W. Davidson. Congratulations Jamey!
O’Hagan Spencer Featured in Scottsdale Insurance Company’s Financial Services Risk Management Newsletter
Kevin O’Hagan and David M. Poell co-authored the article, “To Tweet or Not to Tweet, The Challenges of Using Social Media in Insurance Advertising“, with Sam Edgerton and Chad Weaver of Edgerton & Weaver that was featured in Scottsdale Insurance Company’s Financial Services Risk Management Newsletter.
Kevin O’Hagan quoted in Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine
Groupon files lawsuits against some former employees who leave for competitors Pletz, John. “Groupon files lawsuits against some former employees who leave for competitors.” Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine November 2011: 3-9.
Defense Verdict for Major Retailer
On November 15th, 2011, a federal jury in Chicago returned a defense verdict in a case tried by Jim Balog and Jennifer Reddien. The trial involved a trip and fall in a south suburban store parking lot. The 69 year old plaintiff alleged that the Retailer was negligent for failing to repair a pothole before […]
Daniel J. Nolan – Motion for Directed Verdict Granted
In the matter of Charles Bowers v. Ford Desired Real Estate and LaShawn K. Ford, Judge Dennis Burke granted Daniel Nolan’s Motion for Directed Verdict at the close of the evidence. Congratulations Dan!
Kevin C. Rasp joins O’Hagan Spencer’s Chicago Office
Please welcome our newest attorney Kevin C. Rasp.
Chicago Crittenden Conference 2011
Kevin O’Hagan to Present: “Protect Your Board – The Golden Rules of Controlling Non-Profit D&O Liability Risk” at the Chicago Crittenden Conference on September 12, 2011
U.S. Supreme Court Lays Down Hard Line on States’ Ability to Assert Jurisdiction Over Out-of-State Defendants
The U.S. Supreme Court has just made it harder for plaintiffs to convince state courts to assert personal jurisdiction over foreign manufactures on products cases. In J. McIntyre Machinery, Ltd. v. Nicastro, decided June 27, 2011, the question was whether the New Jersey Supreme Court properly exercised jurisdiction over a British manufacturer of scrap metal […]
Jamie L. Filipovic named Partner
We are proud to announce the election of Jamie L. Filipovic to Partner. Congratulations Jamie!
Summary Judgment in Cook County & Removal to Federal Court
A team from our Chicago and Richmond offices, led by Denean Sturino, just won summary judgment for a car dealer in Cook County Circuit Court. This allowed us to remove to federal court claims against the designer and manufacturer of the product in question. This move was fiercely resisted by the plaintiffs’ lawyers, who were […]