Insurance Coverage Opinion, Analysis, & Litigation
Governmental & Municipality Law & Litigation
- University of Tulsa College of Law
- University of New Mexico
- B.A. in History/Music Performance
- United States District Court- Northern District of Illinois
- Federal Trial Bar
- Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of the United States of America
Cara M. Rafanelli
Dismissal with Prejudice – Civil Rights in Dog Bite Case
Kimberlee Massin and Cara M. RafanelliApril 2023
BVH obtains dismissal with prejudice in favor of municipality and law enforcement officers in a case alleging violation of plaintiff’s civil rights when officers responded to reports of a dog at large and attacking citizens, ultimately dispatching the dog while it was attacking plaintiff.
Dismissal with Prejudice – Civil Rights in Remote Learning Environment
Alison M. Harrington and Cara M. RafanelliMarch 2023
BVH obtains dismissal with prejudice in favor of police officer in a case alleging violation of plaintiffs’ civil rights when officer responded to a well-being check on a minor observed playing with a handgun during a remote learning class.