Michael A. Kreppein Of Counsel

     

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Michael Kreppein represents clients in a wide range of matters, including premises liability, trucking accidents, wrongful death, product liability and workplace injuries. Michael also is an experienced insurance coverage attorney. 

Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a partner at a defense firm where he handled highly complex cases and participated at numerous trials as first or second chair.

Areas of Focus

Insurance Defense
First-chair experience in handling litigation files from inception to trial in the areas of premises liability, auto accidents, product liability defense, construction defect litigation and municipal liability. 

Insurance Coverage
Prosecuted and defended numerous coverage actions, involving bad faith disputes; experience with the insurance industry and general liability policies.

Representative Matters

Represented former ABA professional basketball players in pension claims that resulted in a $1.5 million class action settlement. 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of my insurance company client, in a case involving a fire loss claim where a dispute arose when the insured failed to submit to an examination under oath. 

Summary judgment granted on behalf of individual police officers and the police department stemming from various claims, including false arrest and violation of constitutional rights.