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Insurance Law
Treble in the Insurance World: Noneconomic Damages and Actual Damages
Legal Alert
From the Desk of Brian Schiewe: In Washington, under the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (“IFCA”), insureds can recover any “actual damages” sustained from the unreasonable denial of a claim. The “actual damages” may also be trebled if the court believes…
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Friday June 17, 2022 By: Brian Schiewe
Silence Isn’t Always Golden: When do Insurers Have a Duty to Remind Their Insured of Their Subrogation Rights?
Legal Alert
Listen to Our Legal Alerts on the Following Platforms: From the Desk of Josh Hayward: It is not often the case that a person or entity can gain or lose rights by simply remaining silent. There are, however, times when…
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Tuesday January 25, 2022 By: Josh Hayward
Insurers Downwind of Lawyer Theft: Must Send Notice Directly To Claimant Whenever They Settle Their Claim
Podcast
Welcome to The Briefing - a legal podcast by Smith Freed Eberhard. We will provide insight and analysis on new Oregon and Washington case law, litigation innovation and technology, the insurance marketplace, and firm news. In this week's episode Abby…
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Wednesday January 19, 2022 By: Jeff Eberhard
Insurers Downwind of Lawyer Theft: Must Send Notice Directly To Claimant Whenever They Settle Their Claim
Legal Alert
Listen to Our Legal Alerts on the Following Platforms: From the Desk of Jeff Eberhard: Downwind. It Is an expression that when a bad event occurs, a forest fire, a chemical plan explosion, or a Chernobyl nuclear melt down, you…
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Wednesday January 19, 2022 By: Jeff Eberhard
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