Archive | September, 2015

Oregon Court AWOPs MLR’s Trial Victory on Water Loss Claim

Last week, the Oregon Court of Appeals upheld the decision in favor of Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner’s client in Long v. Farmers Ins. Co. of Oregon, Marion County Circuit Court, Case No. 12C23950.  MLR attorney F.J. Maloney successfully tried the case to a defense verdict, which included claims for breach of the insurance […]

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Insurer Voids UM/UIM Attorney Fee Safe Harbor in Pleading

On September 2, 2015, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion addressing Oregon’s ORS 742.061(3) attorney fee “safe-harbor” letter in uninsured/underinsured (UM/UIM) motorist claims in Kiryuta v. Country Preferred Ins. Co., 273 Or App 469, —P.3d— (2015) .  The court held that because the insurer made allegations in its […]

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