Clark Hill Attorney John D. LaBarbera Presented as a Panelist to the ABA’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Mid-Year Meeting
John D. LaBarbera
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Prior to practicing law, Mr. LaBarbera was employed with various insurers in both the health and life and property casualty industries most recently overseeing the handling and resolution of various pollution and toxic tort matters, as well as various matters relating to environmental coverage issues, including litigation, mediation and arbitration. He is licensed to practice in the Illinois state courts, as well as the United States District court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits and has appeared as pro hac vice counsel in courts throughout the United States.
Publications & Speeches
Author, “Stranger Originated Life Insurance – A Review of the Law on Insurable Interest,” American Bar Association TIPS Life Insurance Quarterly Newsletter, July 2007.
Speaker, “Personal Injury and Advertising Injury Coverage Under Commercial General Liability Policies,”
Author, “To Err is Human, Even for Lawyers,” ABA GP Solo Journal, October 2005.
Co-Author, “Reforming the Asbestos Question: State Ventures Where Congress Fears to Tread (and the beat goes on…),” ABA Litigation Mass Tort Newsletter, Fall 2005.
Co-Author, “The IDC Monograph: The Collateral Affect of the Alford Pleas on the Actual Innocence Rule in Legal Malpractice Actions,” IDC Quarterly, First Quarter, 2005.
Author, “Appellate Court of Illinois Affirms Application of Actual Innocence Rule in Legal Malpractice Action Arising from Underlying Criminal Plea Agreement,” IDC Quarterly, first quarter, 2005.
Co-author, “Intellectual Property Claims: Covered or Not,”
Speaker at the November 2002 Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Section Insurance Coverage Nuts and Bolts Seminar.
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