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Substantial Victory in Uninsured Motorist Case

The Blumenshine Law Group recently secured a substantial victory for its injured clients in an insurance coverage case. Their clients were hurt in a car with an uninsured driver that had no personal assets to pursue. Given the at-fault driver’s uninsured status, the Blumenshine Law Group’s (“BLG”) clients turned to their own insurance company, United […]

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Scott Blumenshine to participate in “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” Discussion at the CBA

On June 15, 2015, Scott A. Blumenshine, Esq. of the Law Offices of Meyer & Blumenshine,  Hon. Judge Dennis J. Burke, (Ret.) and Mindy M. Medley of Clausen Miller PC will present “Making the Most of Your Arbitration” at the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).  ADR Systems Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing, Jann Johnson, Esq will moderate the discussion. Lawsuits […]

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Hot Topics in Insurance Coverage Seminar

Illinois State Bar Association Insurance Law Seminar Expert practitioners in Illinois will be presenting on insurance law hot topics at a webinar on June 3, 2015 at 9 am. The seminar is hosted by the Insurance Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association. Coordinators are David Kroeger of Jenner and Block and Scott Blumenshine […]

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$1.275M Settlement for Slip and Fall Back Injury

$1,275,000 for 58 year old elevator mechanic with back injury from slip and fall on rooftop of Chicago high rise.   Scott A. Blumenshine of the Blumenshine Law Group with assistance from former partner Corey Meyer obtained a $1,275,000 settlement on behalf of our client, a 58 year old elevator mechanic. Our client slipped and fell on the ice […]

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Tort legislation medley

The governor recently signed laws affecting UI/UIM arbitration, statutes of limitations for disabled plaintiffs, and service of process in gated communities. In the most recent legislative session, the General Assembly passed a trio of tort-related bills that: raise the dollar limits for binding arbitration in uninsured/underinsured motorist cases, toll the statute of limitations period for […]

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Scott Blumenshine Presenting CLE for Illinois Lawyers

Insurance Coverage Issues for the General Practitioner   Presented by the ISBA Insurance Law Section [Live Webcast] Thursday, April 3, 2015 12:00 – 2:15 p.m. 2.25 hours MCLE credit Join us from the comfort of your home or office for this informative live webcast that’s designed to update your basic understanding of insurance coverage issues. Topics […]

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Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Arbitration Bill

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An Insurance Law amendment drafted by Scott Blumenshine has been submitted as a bill for consideration by the Illinois Legislature. Senate Bill 1636 would make arbitration decisions entered on uninsured motorist claims binding. Illinois is the only state in the nation that allows insurance companies to reject arbitration decisions. Arbitration is designed to be cost effective and provided […]

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