Karen Libertiny Ludden, chair of the Firm’s Insurance Coverage and Defense Group, has been named a Leading Lawyer in Michigan for 2021-2022 by Leading Lawyers Magazine in the areas of Insurance/Insurance Coverage/Reinsurance, Plaintiff’s Defense, General, Product Liability Defense, and Transportation Defense.
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The D&F Transportation Law Practice Group is pleased to be a sponsor of the Transportation Trial Lawyers Annual Conference held June 23-26, 2021 in Olympic Valley, California. TLA’s conferences are well known for their educational excellence in the trucking industry.
Dean & Fulkerson is pleased to announce that 4 lawyers have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©: Bob Cleary, Jim Dworman, Janet Lanyon and Jim O’Brien.
For the seventh year in a row, Dean & Fulkerson has been named to the U.S. News “Best Law Firms” list, 2021 Edition.
In the last 3 years, PFAS investigation and remediation has been a major focus of state and federal environmental authorities. This article update covers a few of the significant developments of special importance to Michigan businesses and citizens.
Karen Libertiny Ludden, the firm’s Insurance Practice Group Leader, has become a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel, the preeminent association of U.S. and Canadian lawyers who focus their practice on insurance coverage issues.
Congratulations to Dean & Fulkerson shareholders Janet Lanyon (Employee Benefits) and James O’Brien (Environmental) for selection in the 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers® list.
Congratulations to Eric M. Wagman for his promotion to Partner and Shareholder at Dean & Fulkerson. Eric is a member of the Firm’s Insurance Coverage and Defense Group, with a concentration in commercial general liability defense litigation.
One of the few industries in this country that has expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic is the trucking industry. Home deliveries have increased exponentially, and these consumer habits are likely to stay. But what happens when the scientific evidence on transmission is ever changing, and even the best mitigation efforts are insufficient to guarantee that shipments don’t deliver COVID along with that freezer? What liability does the trucking industry face, and will insurers provide defense and indemnification for these types of losses?
In the first two months of 2020, the Covid virus rolled in like silently gathering storm clouds, subtle and menacing, but with no obvious effect on businesses. In March, however, its effect was sudden and severe; an unleashed hurricane that has relentlessly battered the service industry in particular.