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Tom Judge has more than 20 years’ experience analyzing and litigating insurance coverage and bad faith claims. He represents numerous insurance companies on a national basis often handling their most sensitive, complex and large exposure/strategic matters. First and foremost, Tom is a litigator, obtaining exceptional results for clients in court (trial and appellate), arbitration, and mediation. As reported by Chambers USA, Tom is a “‘results-driven attorney who does an amazing job on settlement and litigation.’”

Tom specializes in professional liability matters, addressing claims against corporate managers, financial institutions, investment advisors, health care companies, technology companies, attorneys, accountants, insurance brokers, and real estate agents amongst others. As monitoring counsel, Tom assists defense counsel in developing strategies for the most efficient resolution of claims and in preparing the highest quality pleadings and motion papers. Defending high-exposure bad faith cases, Tom’s experience crosses all lines of insurance, including general liability, municipal liability, auto/trucking, and property. Tom also directly represents and defends professionals, including directors, officers, lawyers, accountants, and brokers.

 

The fallout from the Illinois Supreme Court’s January 25, 2019, opinion in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp., 19 IL 12316, continues. Rosenbach settled the dispute of who qualifies as an “aggrieved person” under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), and in doing so opened the floodgates for this litigation to proliferate. The immediate result was a sharp increase in the filing of BIPA class actions as well as the lifting of stays of the numerous cases pending that were awaiting the Rosenbach ruling. 
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