State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. v. McCreery & Winingear

Won summary judgment on coverage issue in favor of Insurer under Homeowners Policy.

State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Ronald Peterson, et al.

Won summary judgment on coverage issue on Businessowners Policy for the insurer.

State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Jeffrey B. Morrison et al.

Homeowner entered into construction agreement to perform remodeling at residence.  The relationship deteriorated, resulting in lawsuit filed by contractor.  State Farm reserved its rights under the homeowner’s Personal Liability Umbrella Policy and filed declaratory judgment action.  State Farm filed summary judgment arguing claims for breach of contract, lien foreclosure, conversion, tortious interference with specific intent to harm and unjust enrichment were not covered under the umbrella policy; the homeowner cross-moved for summary judgment.  The Court granted summary judgment on all counts for State Farm and denied the homeowner’s summary judgment.

Apple Glen Investors, L.P. v. Express Scripts, Inc.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, entered judgment in favor of Apple Glen Investors in the amount of $4,654,688.65, plus two years prejudgment interest and attorney fees.  The Federal Court Judgment was in addition to a judgment in favor of Apple Glen Investors and against Express Scripts, Inc.'s precessor Medco of $4.6 million and attorney fees affirmed without opinion by the Florida Court of Appeals for the 2nd District on March 18, 2015. 

Shan Vandervliet v. Tim Shutt, et al.
Won summary judgment regarding Plaintiff's claims for personal injury damages outside of the Worker's Compensation Act.

Winchester v. Westwood Hospital for Animals, Inc., et al.
Won summary judgment on emotional distress damages.

Keith Johnson, Jr. v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on uninsured motorist coverage issue on an automobile policy.

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. v. John McGuire, et al.
Won summary judgment, which was affirmed on appeal regarding coverage under builder's risk policy.

Priscilla Cessna v. Kenneth Buher and Joan Buher
Court of Appeals affirmed trial court finding of easement by necessity.

Stanley v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith, punitive damages, and attorney fees for insurer.  Won jury trial on remaining issues.

Boonville Convalescent Center, Inc. v. Cloverleaf Healthcare Services, Inc.
Bench verdict in excess of $6.8 million for Boonville Convalescent Center, Inc. for breach of nursing home lease.

Freddie J. Costello v. Charles Wilmore, et al.
Won jury trial defending insured defendants against slip and fall liability claim.

Reynolds v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Won bench trial against insured homeowner involving a fire loss.

Carol A. Davis v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company
Won summary judgment on coverage issue for the insurer on a homeowners policy.

Auglee Hammond v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith for the insurer.

Metlife Auto & Home Insurance Co. v. Kendall and Susan Kinnaird
Won jury trial defending insured homeowners against liability claim.

Nicholodeon Family Video, Inc., et al. v. Town of Merrillville, et al.
Won summary judgment on bad faith, consequential and punitive damages, and attorney fees.  Won jury trial for insurer involving intentionally set fire by an insured.

Scalf, et al. v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith for the insurer.

Miller's Fish, Inc. v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith, punitive damages, and attorney fees for the insurer.

Johnson v. Crossbridge at Crystal Bay Co-Owners Assoc., et al.
Won summary judgment and appeal defending homeowners association against slip and fall claim.

Fairland Recreation Club Inc. v. Indianapolis Downs, LLC
Won jury verdict of $26,800 plus $120,000 punitive damages for client (water rights/tort issues).

Patrick M. and Susan G. Johnson v. Donald L. Counts, et al.
Won summary judgment for insurer on coverage issue.

Susan Shultz v. Lonnie Napier, Shiela Napier, and Wendy Montgomery
Defended insured at jury trial regarding dog bite injury.

Pitar Nikoljic v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company
Won jury trial for insurer involving intentionally set fire by an insured.

Robert Sheets Plumbing & Heating, Inc. v. Apple Glen Investors, L.P.
Bench trial defense verdict for client in multi-party, commercial mechanic's lien case; sustained on appeal.

Philip A. Linder v. Lawrence F. and Kathy L. Crane
Won jury trial for isured driver regarding motor vehicle accident.

Warner v. Estate of Allen
Won summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, that insured was only entitled to recover actual cash value

rather than replacement cost of roof under her homeowners policy.

Vincent P. Tippmann, et al. v. Smith Barney, Inc.
Won jury trial verdict of $1.8 million for client on issues of contract and securities trading.

Joachim Miranda v. General Accident Insurance
Won summary judgment for insurer on contractual limitations.

Duguid v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith for insurer.

Robert and Ellen Hahn v. Commercial Union Insurance Companies
Won summary judgment on coverage issue for insurer.

Zemco Manufacturing, Inc. v. Navistar International Transportation Corp.
Jury defense verdict on contract issues against client; settled following favorable appeal.

State Farm Fire & Casualty Company v. Lori M. Roeder, et al.
Won summary judgment for insurer on homeowners coverage issue.

Gary Hammond v. United Farm Family Mutual Insurance Company
Won summary judgment for insurer.

Naomi C. Ervine v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith for insurer.

Gary and Carol Edwards v. McComb Window & Door, et al.
Won summary judgment on liability case against insured contractor.

Mary Walters v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Company
Won summary judgment for insurer.

James Alexander v. Illinois Farmers Insurance Company
Won summary judgment on bad faith, consequential damages, and punitive damages.

Stout v. Farmers Insurance Exchange
Won arson trial against insured. 

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