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Statute Of Limitations
A Contractual Defect: Washington Supreme Court Rules Contractual Time-Limitation Provision Unenforceable in Construction Defect Case
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From the Desk of Brian Schiewe: The general rule in Washington is that contracting parties will be bound to the terms of their agreement. However, sometimes contract provisions can be found substantively unconscionable and therefore void and unenforceable. Here, the…
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Thursday May 25, 2023 By: Brian Schiewe
The Action Accrues at Breach: The Oregon Court of Appeals Refuses to Apply the Discovery Rule to Breach of Contract Cases
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From the Desk of Mike Staskiews:  In this recent Oregon Court of Appeals case, the Court addressed what seemed to be a split among two lines of case law regarding when the statute of limitations “accrues” in certain breach of…
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Friday April 14, 2023 By: Michael Staskiews
Delays Have Dangerous Ends
Legal Alert
When William Shakespeare wrote that line, he may as well have had Washington’s substitute service statute in mind. In an unpublished opinion, a Washington Court of Appeal looked at a Plaintiff’s month-long delay to mail notice to a Defendant’s last…
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Wednesday June 29, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
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