Archive | February, 2015

Oregon Insured Not Entitled to Reformation of Policy

Last week, the Oregon Court of Appeals analyzed two commonly litigated issues that arise when a policyholder has inadequate insurance coverage and suffers a loss.  First, the court considered whether reformation of the insurance policy was appropriate.  Second, it assessed whether there was a viable claim for negligent procurement of […]

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Oregon PIP Statute Does Not Cover Transportation Costs

Late last week, in Dowell v Oregon Mut. Ins. Co., 268 Or App 672, — P3d — (2015), the Oregon Court of Appeals analyzed Oregon’s  Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) statute and addressed whether “expenses of medical … services” in ORS 742.524(1)(a) includes transportation expenses incurred while seeking covered medical services.  […]

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