Oregon Court Addresses Replacement Cost Requirements

On October 8, 2014, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Patton v. Mutual of Enumclaw Ins. Co., 266 Or App ---, --- P3d --- (2014) (“Patton II”)…

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Cost of Matching Not Included in Actual Cash Value Payment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently issued an unpublished opinion in Pellegrino v State Farm Fire and Cas. Co., 2014 WL 2446063 (June 2, 2014), addressing whether an…

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Suit Limitation Provision Held Unreasonable by New York Court

On February 13, 2014, the Court of Appeals of New York issued an opinion in Executive Plaza, LLC v. Peerless Ins. Co., --- N.E.3d ---, 2014 WL 551251 (N.Y. 2014) addressing…

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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…

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MLR Obtains Partial Summary Judgment in Fire Loss Replacement Cost Case

On October 21, 2013, MLR attorneys F.J. Maloney and Kyle Sturm obtained partial summary judgment in an insurance coverage lawsuit involving property damages following a fire in the plaintiff’s mobile…

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