Washington Court Finds No Duty to Defend or Indemnify an Insured

On January 28, 2014, Division 2 of the Washington Court of Appeals issued an extensive opinion in United Services Auto. Ass’n v. Speed, Wash. Ct. of App., Div. 2, No.…

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Court Bifurcates Contract and Bad Faith Claims for Trial and Discovery

The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey recently issued an opinion addressing whether a claim for breach of insurance contract for UIM benefits should be bifurcated from…

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Federal District Court in Washington Addresses the Duty to Defend and Indemnify

In Bayley Const v Great American E And S Ins Co., U.S. Dist. Court, Western Dist. of Wash, Case No. C13-0114 JLR (Nov. 1, 2013), the U.S. District Court for…

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