Archive | November, 2013

PLRB Highlights Two Recent MLR Cases

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) has highlighted two recent MLR success stories on its Property and Liability Legal Updates page (login required).  The first case highlighted by PLRB is the Hoffman v. Foremost Signature Ins. Co., Civ. No. 6:12-cv-1534-MC, matter from the U.S. District Court in Oregon, in […]

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Oregon Federal District Court Rules on Attorney Fees and Prejudgment Interest

The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon issued an in-depth opinion on October 1, 2013, about an insured’s entitlement to a reasonable attorney fee and prejudgment interest under Oregon law.  Judge Marco A. Hernandez issued a detailed analysis on both issues in Precision Seed Cleaners v. Country Mutual […]

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Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Summary Judgment for MLR Client

On November 4, 2013, the Washington Court of Appeals, Div. I, following argument by attorney F.J. Maloney, issued a favorable ruling in support of MLR’s client upholding the trial court’s grant of summary judgment.  The case involved a claim for UIM property damage to a car under policy language that […]

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MLR Obtains Partial Summary Judgment in Fire Loss Replacement Cost Case

On October 21, 2013, MLR attorneys F.J. Maloney and Kyle Sturm obtained partial summary judgment in an insurance coverage lawsuit involving property damages following a fire in the plaintiff’s mobile home.  Plaintiff argued that she was entitled to replace her mobile home with a stick-built home, and that she was […]

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