Archive | Consumer Protection Act (CPA)

Washington Federal District Court Addresses Bad Faith, CPA, and IFCA

On October 29, 2013, Judge Marsha Pechman of the Western District of Washington issued an opinion denying-in-part and granting-in-part an insurance company’s motion for summary judgment on claims for insurance bad faith and violations of the Washington Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA) in Bird v. American […]

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PLRB Highlights Two Recent MLR Cases

The Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) has highlighted two recent MLR success stories on its Property and Liability Legal Updates page (login required).  The first case highlighted by PLRB is the Hoffman v. Foremost Signature Ins. Co., Civ. No. 6:12-cv-1534-MC, matter from the U.S. District Court in Oregon, in […]

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Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Summary Judgment for MLR Client

On November 4, 2013, the Washington Court of Appeals, Div. I, following argument by attorney F.J. Maloney, issued a favorable ruling in support of MLR’s client upholding the trial court’s grant of summary judgment.  The case involved a claim for UIM property damage to a car under policy language that […]

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