Practice Area
Trucking & Transportation
Is a Driver Responsible for an Auto Accident if They Lose Consciousness Behind the Wheel?
Legal Alert
From the desk of Thomas McCurdy: Generally, if a driver loses consciousness and causes an auto accident, they are not held liable. The driver can be held liable, however, if they were aware that there was a possibility they could…
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Tuesday December 1, 2020 By: Thomas McCurdy
2018 – Year In Review – Commercial Lines in Oregon
Webinar
Smith Freed Eberhard Partner Bill Taaffe discusses major cases of the past year in Oregon. In this one hour presentation, Bill focuses on the following cases: (OR) Case affecting the discoverability of physician-patient communications.(OR) Cases enforcing the complicity doctrine in…
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Thursday November 8, 2018 By: William Taaffe
Washington Case Law Update: Policy Limit Settlement Exposes Insurer to Bad Faith Claim
Legal Alert
Washington Case Law Update: Policy Limit Settlement Exposes Insurer to Bad Faith Claim From the desk of Ashley Nagrodski:  Insurance policies are commonly structured to limit the insurer’s duty to defend up to the point when policy limits are exhausted. …
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Thursday September 6, 2018 By: Firm Authorship
Discovery in the Information Age – Using Technology and Data to More Effectively Defend and Settle Your Claims
Webinar
Smith Freed Eberhard Partner Bill Taaffe demonstrates how you can use technology and data to more effectively defend and settle your claims. Bill discusses: How to leverage social media to uncover and undermine claimsWhy email is a double-edged swordThe truth…
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Thursday July 21, 2016 By: William Taaffe
Preparing for the Long Haul: How to Successfully Defend Trucking Claims
Webinar
With thousands of commercial trucks on the road each day delivering millions of pounds of goods across the country, accidents are bound to happen. It's how trucking companies and insurance carriers deal with them in the aftermath that makes the…
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Wednesday August 12, 2015 By: Cliff Wilson
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