In the News


Kevin F. Keeley Promoted to Partner

Keis George LLP is pleased to announce associate attorney Kevin F. Keeley has been promoted to partner. Based in the Chicago, Illinois office, Keeley is a key contributor to the firm’s complex litigation practice and public affairs.

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Alert to Defendants Regarding Payments

We encourage defendants to follow the rules and mandates set forth by the government and the CDC. Therefore, we strongly encourage defendants to make payments via PayClix. Payments may be made online at https://PayClix.com/KeisGeorge or telephone at (866) 729-2549. PayClix accepts payments via check and debit or credit card. Don’t hesitate to contact the recovery department with questions at (216) 241-1944.

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Statement Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to recent events surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), Keis George has developed policies and strategies to ensure the safety of our employees and continuity for our clients. We will continue to monitor the situation and conduct business as the CDC and government recommend. Please know, we are operating at 100% and will continue to do so unless notified otherwise.

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CASE UPDATE – Construction Subrogation Team Obtain Six-Figure Jury Verdict

An insured had a grain system installed at their ranch. The grain elevator portion of the system collapsed and caused damage to other parts of the system. The engineering company placed blame on the weather, but our subrogation professionals knew better.

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Keis George Attorneys Named to 2020 Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers has named Kevin F. Keeley a Rising Star for a third consecutive year while Warren S. George has been named a Super Lawyer for the fifth consecutive year.

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Warren S. George and Herb L. Nussle to Attend 2019 PLRB Large Loss Conference

Warren S. George and Herb L. Nussle will attend the 2019 PLRB Large Loss Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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CASE UPDATE – Motion for Summary Judgment Granted in Full on Failure to Yield Right-of-Way Matter

Keis George proved the defendant failed to establish any issue of material fact and violated the law for failing to yield the right-of-way. The Court concluded the defendant’s failure to yield was the proximate cause of the damages to the insured. As a result, our client was awarded $25,000.

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Keis George Opens Office in Indianapolis, Indiana

Keis George is pleased to announce we have continued our Midwest expansion, adding an office in Indiana. The Indianapolis office will serve the subrogation and commercial litigation needs of the firm’s Indiana client base throughout the entire state from one centralized location.

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Brad Krapfl to Attend 2019 WLA Fall Conference

Brad Krapfl will attend the 2019 WLA Fall Conference in Delavan, WI.

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CASE UPDATE – Early Involvement Strategy Prompts Six-Figure Settlement 

Our Large Loss Property Team recently secured a six-figure settlement for our client, implementing our Early Involvement Strategy.

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Warren S. George to Attend 2019 CLM Annual Conference

Warren George will attend the 2019 CLM Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

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CASE UPDATE – 3.4 Million Midea Dehumidifiers Recalled Following $4.8 Million in Property Damage

After successfully resolving several Gree dehumidifier files, we are expanding litigation to include dehumidifiers manufactured by Midea. On November 2, 2016, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued the following recall notice related to dehumidifiers made by Midea…

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Melissa A. Wilson, Marketing Manager, to Conduct Seminar on Integrated Marketing Strategy

The American Marketing Association has retained Melissa A. Wilson to conduct a seminar covering the fundamentals of creating an integrated marketing strategy on November 6, 2018. Melissa is the Marketing Manager for Keis George.

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Herb L. Nussle and Shaun E. Young to Attend 2018 PLRB Large Loss Conference

Herb Nussle and Shaun Young will attend the 2018 PLRB Large Loss Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Keis George Attorneys Named to 2018 Super Lawyers

Keis George is proud to announce Warren S. George, managing litigation partner, Andrew C. Stebbins, associate, and Kevin F. Keeley, associate, have been recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

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Nadia N. Ardner Featured in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association recently featured Nadia N. Ardner, attorney at Keis George, in the April 2018 edition of the Bar Journal. Ardner is a member of the firm’s subrogation practice, serving an integral role in legal writing and research.

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Keis George Introduces Early Involvement, a Strategic Process for Resolving Large Loss Files

Early Involvement is a strategic process in which our attorneys ensure a good claim is a recoverable claim. The moment a large loss is reported to Keis George, our attorneys immediately make preparations to investigate the loss onsite while our paralegals acknowledge and set up the claim. Once onsite, our attorneys use various tactics to ensure a good claim is a recoverable claim.

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Keis George Hires Nadia N. Ardner

Keis George is proud to announce that Nadia N. Ardner has joined the firm to support our growing portfolio of subrogation and insurance defense cases. As a member of the firm’s litigation group, Ardner works a variety of subrogation files from negotiation and mediation to litigation, including arbitration, contested hearings, and ultimately the appellate process.

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Herb L. Nussle Presents Subrogation Case Law and Statutes

Herb L. Nussle recently addressed attendees at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals  Ohio Chapter Meeting. Herb discussed relevant legislative changes and court decisions affecting subrogation in Ohio, Illinois, and Indiana.

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CASE UPDATE – Keis George Recovers 97% in Propane Explosion Matter

An insured of a major insurance company complained to their propane provider that they smelled some type of gas. Hours later, an explosion rocked the insured’s home and fault pointed to six different parties.

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Ariel M. Lipsky Interviewed in Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association interviewed attorney Ariel M. Lipsky for the December Bar Journal’s, The Scoop. The interview explores some of the personal treasures of Lipsky as well as her dedication to nonprofit organizations.

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Shaun E. Young Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

Attorney At Law magazine has featured Shaun E. Young in the January 2017 Cleveland Ohio edition. The publication has also named Young, Attorney of the Month. Discover the path which led Shaun E. Young to the law.

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Super Lawyers Names Andrew C. Stebbins Ohio Rising Star

Super Lawyers has named Andrew C. Stebbins a Rising Star for a third consecutive year. Andrew received the recognition for his excellence in general litigation and business creditor-debtor rights.

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Thomson Reuters Names Warren S. George Ohio Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters rating service for outstanding lawyers, has named Warren S. George an Ohio Super Lawyer. Warren received the recognition for his achievements in civil litigation and work with plaintiffs.

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CASE UPDATE – Brad Krapfl Seeking Six-Figure Judgment Against Construction Company 

Our Illinois Property Subrogation Team, led by Brad Krapl, is seeking a six-figure judgment against a construction company alleging negligence and insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries. A complaint was filed in the Cook County Circuit Court.

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Ariel M. Lipsky Instructs Cuyahoga County Attorneys

The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas’ Staff Attorneys recently requested Ariel M. Lipsky instruct the group on the Service of Process in Ohio Civil Cases. Ariel conducted this lecture with assistance from the Cuyahoga County Clerk of Court’s Interim Chief of Staff/Manager of the Civil Division.

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CASE UPDATE – Space Heater Maker Does Not Dodge Manufacturing Defect

The consumer expectation standard, which had been removed from the Ohio Products Liability Act in 2005, could not be relied on by the purchaser of a space heater to support his design defect claim. Learn how Keis George proved a manufacturing defect was to blame for property damage.

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Shaun E. Young Featured in CMBA Bar Journal

The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association featured Keis George partner, Shaun E. Young, in the May 2016 Bar Journal. Read Shaun’s interview here.

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Warren S. George Featured in Attorney At Law Magazine

Attorney At Law magazine recently awarded Warren S. George the cover of a 2016 Cleveland Ohio edition in addition to naming George Attorney of the Month. Learn what drove Warren S. George to become a lawyer and how everything is earned and never given.

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Keis George Celebrates 30th Anniversary

We recently commemorated 30 years of legal representation in subrogation matters throughout the United States. Our firm’s strong commitment to helping clients recover subrogation monies has made Keis George a trusted resource.

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Brad Krapfl and Shaun E. Young Named Partner

To deliver maximum results, Keis George is committed to fostering the professional development and growth of our team of skilled attorneys. The firm recently recognized the accomplishments and contributions of attorneys Brad Krapfl and Shaun E. Young, who were both promoted to partner.

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Keis George Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Honoring outstanding attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, Keis George is proud to distinguish partner Warren S. George as a Super Lawyer and attorney Andrew C. Stebbins as a Rising Star.

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CASE UPDATE – Brad Krapfl Represents Client Against Research and Development Firm 

An insurance company is suing a research company it claims designed a power strip that ultimately caused a fire.

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CASE UPDATE – Brad Krapfl Represents Client in Residential Construction Dispute

An insured suffered damage as a result of a construction company performing faulty work. Brad Krapfl, our complex litigator in Chicago Illinois, provided representation to the insured seeking a five-figure settlement.

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