MLR to Host “Third Annual Year in Review” Free CLE Event

Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner is happy to announce that it will be conducting a CLE entitled "Insurance Coverage Law: MLR's Third Annual Year in Review" on Thursday, December 8, 2016.  The CLE will…

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South Dakota Supreme Court Rules in Favor of MLR Client on Attorney-Client Privilege

Yesterday, Maloney Lauersdorf Reiner’s client received a favorable South Dakota Supreme Court ruling for its client in Andrews v. Twin City Fire Ins. Co., 2015 S.D. 24 (2015).  MLR attorneys…

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Undisclosed Adult Child Entitled to UIM Coverage

The Washington Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in Patriot Gen. Ins. Co. v. Gutierrez, No. 32109-6-III, 2015 WL 773571 (Wash. Ct. App. Feb. 24, 2015), addressing whether an…

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Washington Jury Finds Against Insurer on Negligence, CPA Claims

Last Friday, a jury sitting in the Western District of Washington in Cox v. Continental Cas. Co., No. C13-2288 MJP (W.D. Wash. Jan. 23, 2015), found an insurer acted negligently and…

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No Bad Faith for Relying on IME per Washington Court

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington recently issued an opinion addressing an insured’s claims for bad faith and violation of the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA)…

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Washington Court Addresses “First Party Insured” Requirement in IFCA

A Washington federal district court recently issued an opinion in Cox v. Continental Cas. Co., 2014 WL 2011238 (W.D. Wash. May 16, 2014).  The case addressed several extra-contractual insurance claims brought…

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Bad Faith and Breach of Contract Claims Redundant Per Court

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently issued an opinion in 433 Main Street Realty LLC v Darwin Nat'l Assur. Co., 2014 WL 1622013 (E.D.N.Y. Apr.…

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UIM Claimant Not Entitled to Extra-Contractual Damages Per Washington Judge

The Western District of Washington recently issued an opinion in Beasley v State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 2014 WL 1494030 (W.D. Wash. Apr. 16, 2014), addressing an insured’s extra-contractual…

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