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, , , , Washington Supreme Court Holds That an Insurance Company Agent with Authority Can Bind the Insurance Company to Provide Coverage Friday May 29, 2020 By: Kyle Riley
, , Washington Supreme Court Strengthens the State’s Made Whole Doctrine – Drawing Lines as to Where an Insured has Truly Been “Made Whole.” Tuesday May 26, 2020 By: William Taaffe
Washington Supreme Court Bars Bad Faith and CPA Claims Against Adjuster Tuesday May 12, 2020 By: Josh Hayward
, , Washington Court of Appeals Confirms that the Tolling Provisions of RCW 4.16.190 in Minor Personal Injury Actions are Person-Specific and Only Apply to the Claim(s) of a Minor – They do not Extend to the Minor’s Parents Monday May 4, 2020 By: Kyle Riley
, , , Oregon Court of Appeals Determines that Dismissal Without Prejudice Does not Necessarily Deprive a Plaintiff of their Day in Court. Thursday April 16, 2020 By: Cliff Wilson
, , , , Washington Court of Appeals Reverses Summary Judgment Ruling After Defining the Scope of Foreseeability and Causation in Negligence-Based Cases Thursday April 9, 2020 By: Thomas McCurdy
, , , Oregon Legal Update: Oregon Supreme Court Addresses Whether it is Prejudicial to Defendants to Allow a Plaintiff to Amend their Pleadings Two Days Before Trial. Thursday March 19, 2020 By: Josh Hayward
, Oregon Court of Appeals Examines “Employee Dishonesty” and “Prior Insurance” Clauses in a Claim Arising from an 8-Year, $800,000+ Embezzlement by Claimant’s Bookkeeper. Wednesday February 19, 2020 By: Jeff Eberhard
, Washington Supreme Court Reverses Summary Judgment Ruling in Favor of Insurer – Reminds Courts of their Limited Duties at Summary Judgment Tuesday February 18, 2020 By: Kyle Riley
Washington Case Update: Washington Court of Appeals Sides with Insurer in Dispute Over How Much a Church Was Entitled to in Compensation Under its Policy Following A Fire. Thursday May 30, 2019 By: Kyle Riley
wrongful death statute change , Washington Statute Change: Washington Duck Boat Crash Leads to Wrongful Death Statute Change Thursday May 2, 2019 By: Thomas McCurdy
, , Oregon Case Update: Oregon Supreme Court Determines that the Noneconomic Damages Cap Does Not Apply in Any Case Involving Workers’ Compensation Thursday April 25, 2019 By: Ryan McLellan
Washington Case Law Update: Unusual Injury Suffered While Riding a Roller Coaster Allows a Plaintiff to Utilize the Doctrine of Res Ipsa Loquitur Thursday April 18, 2019 By: Kyle Riley
Oregon Case Law Update: Disturbing Court of Appeals Decision Reversed – Oregon Supreme Court Reaffirms That Restaurants and Taverns Do Have Immunity For “First Party” Claims of Over-Service of Alcohol Thursday April 4, 2019 By: Jeff Eberhard
Oregon Case Law Update: Oregon Court of Appeals Reminds Litigants That Medical Bills Alone Do Not Prove That Their Treatment was Reasonable Thursday March 28, 2019 By: Cliff Wilson
public domain condemnation Washington Case Law Update: Material Facts Available in the Public Domain Lead to Dismissal of Real Estate Buyer's Lawsuit Thursday March 14, 2019 By: Kyle Riley