Articles From Shawn Wood

For general jurisdiction, there’s no place like home By Shawn Wood & Josh Jubelirer Civil Practice and Procedure, April 2014 In Daimler AG v. Bauman, the United States Supreme Court recently limited the application of general jurisdiction in a decision that stands to undermine forum shopping and profoundly impact where large companies may be sued.
Insurance defense cost reimbursement: The Illinois Supreme Court goes its own way By Shawn Wood & Kathryn S. Clark Civil Practice and Procedure, March 2006 When an insured defendant is served with a complaint containing claims which may be covered by a policy of liability insurance, the dance that ensues between the insured and insurer has always been built on a foundation of mutual distrust.

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