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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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FJ Maloney to Present at Upcoming Insurance Law Seminar

MLR partner FJ Maloney will be speaking as part of an esteemed panel of presenters at the upcoming annual Comprehensive Insurance Law Conference in Seattle on October 22-23.  FJ’s presentation is titled “Insurance Fraud and Policy Compliance Issues.”  This two day seminar features some of the top insurance litigators in

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Nick Thede and Janis Puracal Named “Rising Stars”

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner would like to congratulate attorneys Nick Thede and Janis Puracal, who were each selected by Oregon Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star” for 2015.  Nick has been selected as an Oregon Rising Star for the last three consecutive years.  Janis was selected as a Rising Star

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MLR Wins Jury Verdict in Insurance Coverage Trial

Last Friday, attorneys FJ Maloney and Nick Thede received a defense verdict in favor of their client from a Benton County, Washington, jury following a five-day trial.  In the case, captioned Vanderburg v. Alpha Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co., Cause No. 13-2-03002-8, the plaintiff alleged that the insurance company breached

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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.


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.


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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