RANDALL W. GRAFF
Randall W. Graff focuses his practice on insurance coverage, construction defect litigation, premises liability and product liability. He has tried more than 20 jury cases to verdict and has argued before the Illinois Supreme Court and the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
As a recognized authority on insurance coverage, Randy represents a major insurer in coverage litigation regarding a nationwide class action suit. In 2013, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed grants of summary judgment he obtained for two different insurers. Randy is a regular participant at the DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute.
Randy recently obtained summary judgment for a defendant in a cyberdefamation suit based on immunity provisions in the federal Communications Decency Act. He has previously been a real estate broker and taught real estate pre-licensing classes. This background enables him to better represent clients in real estate errors and omissions claims, licensing matters and mortgage fraud litigation.
U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
DePaul University College of Law, J.D. (with honors)
Southern Illinois University, B.S.
“Indiana High Court Upholds Punitive Damage Caps“, Indiana Lawyer (August 2013).
“Partial Reprieve for Liability, Work Comp Insurers (Medicare Mandatory Insurance Reporting)”, Law360.com (June 2009).
“Indiana Supreme Court Refuses to Apply Discovery Rule to Contractual Time Limits”, Indiana Lawyer (August 2005).
- Dowell v. Amer. Modern Home Ins. Co., No. 50A03-1211-CT-487 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013) (upholding grant of summary judgment to insurer on policy provision terminating duty to defend upon exhaustion of liability limit)
- Bush Truck Leasing, Inc. v. Indiana Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., No. 49A05-1304-CT-189 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013) (upholding grant of summary judgment to insurer on multiple issues regarding non-renewal of auto policy)
- Wabash County YMCA v. Thompson, 975 N.E.2d 362 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012), trans. denied (Ind. 2013) (reversing trial court and granting summary judgment to YMCA based on injury waiver signed by parent of softball player)