UIM Claimant Not Entitled to Extra-Contractual Damages Per Washington Judge

The Western District of Washington recently issued an opinion in Beasley v State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 1494030 (W.D. Wash. Apr. 16, 2014), addressing an insured’s extra-contractual…

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Washington Court Holds Insurer Had Duty to Defend Property Owner as Additional Insured

A judge in the Western District of Washington recently issued an opinion in Seaway Properties LLC v Fireman's Fund Ins. Co., 2014 WL 1612696, --- F.Supp.2d --- (W.D. Wash. Apr.…

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E.D. Washington Addresses Extra-Contractual Insurance Coverage Claims

The Eastern District of Washington recently issued an extensive opinion in Hell Yeah Cycles v Ohio Sec. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 1671491, --- F.Supp.2d --- (E.D. Wash. Apr. 28, 2014),…

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Intentional Loss Exclusion Bars Coverage for Claim Per Washington Court

The Western District of Washington issued a published opinion on April 16, 2014, analyzing application of the intentional loss exclusion in an insurance policy in a case titled IDS Prop.…

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MLR Obtains Trial Victory on Water Loss Claim

On April 4, 2014, the Marion Court Circuit Court entered a general judgment, following a motion for judgment notwithstanding the verdict and for new trial, in favor of Maloney Lauersdorf…

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