Fun with Arbitration: Washington Rules LLC’s Bound to the Arbitration Clauses in Their Own Operating Agreements
From the Desk of Partner Gordon C. Klug: Arbitration agreements are necessary and irreplaceable tools used to avoid the expense and public exposure of litigation. However, if the language of an arbitration clause does not make clear which parties are…Read more »
An Interest in Interest: Arbitration and Post-Judgment Interest Under ORS 82.010
From the Desk of Melanie Rose: Arbitration laws can be difficult to parse through, but the Oregon Court of Appeals recently made the task a bit easier, finding that any arbitration award that is reduced to judgment must contain post-judgment…Read more »
Does Covid-19 Trigger Coverage under a Property Insurance Policy?
From the Desk of Partner Gordon C. Klug: Covid-19 created conflict and confusion in every aspect of our lives, including how we interpret insurance policies. And while Washington Courts are still parsing through Covid’s effect on every area of the…Read more »
Time’s Up: Washington Rules Some Nonretroactive Insurance Policies Unenforceable
From the Desk of Partner Gordon C. Klug: Insurance companies are typically free to contract to limit the liabilities covered by their policies. However, Washington courts will not enforce an insurance policy if it violates public policy. Recently, the…Read more »