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Learning From Our Experience

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner is proud of the results it has achieved on behalf of its clients and strives to continue to provide great legal representation in insurance coverage litigation matters.  As a point of reference, our Representative Cases page provides a list of some of MLR’s recent matters.

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MLR to Host 4th Annual Insurance Coverage CLE

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner is happy to announce that it will be conducting a CLE entitled “Insurance Coverage Law: MLR’s Fourth Annual Year in Review” on Thursday, December 14, 2017.  The CLE will explore the most important insurance coverage decisions from Oregon and Washington in 2017, including discussion of cases concerning misrepresentation litigation, cooperation,

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MLR Prevails in Million Dollar Arson Trial

FEDERAL JURY AWARDS MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT TO SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS FALSELY ACCUSED OF ARSON A federal jury awarded Steve and Rena Muller damages in the amount of $1,082,500 after their insurance company refused to pay their insurance claim, instead accusing them of arson, following the loss of their auto shop

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MLR Attorneys’ Article Published in ABA’s ‘The Brief’

MLR attorneys Scott MacLaren and FJ Maloney article entitled “Natural Disaster and Their Impact on Direct vs. Indirect Off-Premises Business Income Losses” was published in the American Bar Association’s  Spring 2017 publication of The Brief.  The Brief is the American Bar Association’s magazine for lawyers practicing tort and insurance law. TIPS brings together

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Breaking news on the fight against child sex trafficking in Oregon

Breaking news on the fight against child sex trafficking in Oregon:  http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2017/03/post_251.html The City of Beaverton may force the liquidation of the Stars strip club, the site where at least two young victims were sexually abused.  MLR attorney, Janis Puracal, spoke on behalf of the victims:  “These girls were certainly

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RESCHEDULED – MLR’s “Third Annual Year in Review” Free CLE Event

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner’s CLE entitled “Insurance Coverage Law: MLR’s Third Annual Year in Review” has been rescheduled to Thursday, February 23, 2017.  The CLE will explore the most important insurance coverage decisions from Oregon and Washington in 2016, including discussion of cases concerning misrepresentation litigation, UM/UIM safe harbor letters, attorney fee recovery,

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MLR Sponsoring National Crime Victim Law Institute Event

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Voices for Justice Reception to benefit the National Crime Victim Law Institute.  The reception will occur on January 25, 2017, at the Portland Marriott Waterfront in downtown Portland from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  This year’s

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POSTPONED – MLR’s Third Annual Year in Review CLE Event

We are postponing today’s CLE entitled “Insurance Coverage Law: MLR’s Third Annual Year in Review” due to the snow and winter weather Portland has recently experienced. As you may have heard, all area schools and many public and private offices are closed, including Multnomah County Courthouse.  Many people are snowed in, including some of

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RESCHEDULED – MLR’s “Third Annual Year in Review” Free CLE Event

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner’s CLE entitled “Insurance Coverage Law: MLR’s Third Annual Year in Review” has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 12, 2017.  The CLE will explore the most important insurance coverage decisions from Oregon and Washington in 2016, including discussion of cases concerning misrepresentation litigation, UM/UIM safe harbor letters, attorney fee recovery,

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Mission

MLR was formed with the sole focus of efficiently providing the highest quality legal advice to our clients on their insurance disputes.  With this goal in mind, our attorneys routinely deliver positive results for our clients.  Although our lawyers all have big firm experience, the small firm atmosphere at MLR allows each to provide the necessary attention to detail each of our clients deserve.  Our attorneys have been able to develop substantial knowledge regarding insurance coverage issues over their years of practice, which allows us to provide unique and innovate solutions to complex insurance disputes.  MLR stands out from the crowd of other insurance coverage firms.

People

We take a team approach to insurance disputes.  When you retain MLR, you have the benefit of knowing that we will utilize the unique talents of everyone at the firm to achieve the best possible results for our client.  The attorneys at MLR have developed substantial experience and knowledge concerning the legal and factual issues presented in insurance disputes.  That experience and knowledge, combined with our team approach, allows MLR to develop unique and effective solutions to our clients’ insurance issues.  Our people have and will continue to provide high quality legal representation to our clients and deliver positive results on their insurance disputes.

Services

The attorneys at MLR have exceptional experience in all aspects of the insurance claims and litigation process.  We have successfully litigated scores of insurance disputes through trial and appeal.  Collectively, we have tried approximately 200 trials.  Our lawyers have also analyzed numerous complex insurance coverage questions.  MLR is knowledgeable and experienced handling insurance disputes on property, commercial, auto, and other specialty insurance policies.  Although we primarily practice in Oregon and Washington, our attorneys have represented clients insurance disputes throughout the country.  Regardless of the content or stage of your insurance dispute, MLR is equipped to represent you.

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