Archive | November, 2014

Washington Court Holds Insurer Not Entitled to Invoke Corporate Practice of Medicine Doctrine

A federal court judge from the Western District of Washington recently issued an order in State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins .Co. v. Jacobs, No. C14-5512 RBL, 2014 WL 5470623 (W.D.Wash. Oct. 28, 2014) addressing whether an insurance company has a private cause of action under the Washington corporate practice of […]

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Insurer Able to Rescind Policy for Material Misrepresentations in the Application, Per Oregon Court

Last week, the Oregon federal district court issued an opinion in Settlemyer v Farmers New World Life Ins. Co., Case No. 14-cv-00356-AA, 2014 WL 5591013 (D.Or. Nov. 3, 2014), addressing whether an insurance company was entitled to rescind a life insurance policy based on misrepresentations in the policy application.  In […]

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