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Hussain, Aon Associate

Hussain, Aon Associate

Practice Focus

Aon is an associate in the Insurance Practice.  He represents insurers in litigation and non-litigation matters related to commercial general liability coverage, first party property coverage, and excess/umbrella liability coverage.  Many of his cases require the defense of common law and statutory bad faith claims.

He represents insurers in high exposure coverage cases related to: construction defects, products liability, long-tail environmental pollution claims, toxic torts, clergy abuse, advertising injury, and disputes related to weather perils.  Aon has experience representing insurers in all phases of litigation, from the inception of a case to its resolution.  He is well-versed in drafting position letters, pleadings, dispositive motions, discovery requests and discovery responses.  Aon also represents his clients in depositions and mediations across the country. 

Professional Background

While in law school, Aon served as a Notes and Comments Editor on the Chicago-Kent Law Review.  He also was the recipient of four CALI Awards for attaining the highest grade in the class. 

In his free time, Aon is a volunteer at the Indo-American Center's Pro Bono Legal Clinic, where he provides indigent members of Chicago's South Asian community advice on a diverse array of legal issues.  

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Chicago, General Director - 2017

Publications

Recent Publications

Colorado High Court to Address Appraiser Impartiality. The Property Line. March 20, 2018.

Coverage Issues to Spot in Upcoming Hurricane Claims. The Property Line. September 11, 2017.

Yes to Taxation Without Insured Compensation: Third Circuit Rules Insurer Must Pay Delinquent Taxes from Policy Proceeds Prior to Paying Named Insured. The Property Line. May 9, 2017. 

Another Court Rules on the Depreciation of Labor. The Property Line.February 22, 2017.

Texas Supreme Court Swings for the Fences in Case Regarding Fencing. The Property Line. February 3, 2017.

Another Court Rules That Insured Can Assign Rights Under Homeowner’s Policy After Loss.The Property Line. January 10, 2017. 

Insured’s Attempt to Establish Coverage Under a Property Policy “Explodes” Before 10th Circuit. The Property Line. August 31, 2016.

Eye of the Storm: Decision Presents Several Coverage Issues in Same Property Claim.The Property Line. August 11, 2016.

Insured’s Position On “Collapse” Issue Falls Down in Washington Court. The Property Line. July 12, 2016. 

Washington Court Rules Pipe Burst at Vacant Building is Excluded. The Property Line. June 21, 2016. 

Delaware Court Shoots Down Coverage Under Homeowner’s Policy for Paintball Injury. The Property Line. June 10, 2016.

Insurers Must Analyze the Condition of Personal Property to Calculate Depreciation for ACV Purposes. The Property Line. April 26, 2016. 

NY Appellate Court “Waives” Goodbye to Insured’s Argument for Coverage From Wall Collapse. The Property Line. April 14, 2016.

5th Circuit Rejects Insured’s “Mini-Deductibles” Argument in Hurricane Loss. The Property Line. March 28, 2016.

Another Court, Another Interpretation of “Collapse”. The Property Line. March 16, 2016. 

Minnesota Supreme Court Rules Labor Costs May Be Depreciated in Determining Actual Cash Value. The Property Line. February 17, 2016. 

Florida Court Rules Homeowner Can Assign Benefits Absent Insurer Consent. The Property Line. February 11, 2016. 

Minnesota Prejudgment Interest Statute Does Not Apply to Appraisal Awards Without an Underlying Breach of Contract or Bad Faith Claim. The Property Line. January 29, 2016. 

Arkansas Supreme Court Holds ACV Calculations Should Not Include Depreciation of Labor. The Property Line. January 20, 2016.