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Insurance Companies Beware of Bad Faith Denials of Claims in the State of Washington

This is an important, recent decision from the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, its highest court, involving a personal injury situation arising from a homeowner’s claim. The name

  • July 31, 2017

Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith

In the recent decision of USAA Texas Lloyds v. Menchaca, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that homeowners and other insureds can rely on Texas law to seek damages against insurance

  • July 24, 2017

Insurance Company Reservation of Rights Letters—Better be Specific!

A recent case decided by the Supreme Court of South Carolina, Harleysville Group Insurance v. Heritage Communities Inc., exemplifies an important lesson for lawyers on both sides of the insurance

  • June 26, 2017

Considerations When Suing an Insurance Company

Suing an insurance company is something that happens frequently in the United States, but there are a number of general questions that need to be thought out by lawyers before

  • June 11, 2017

Natural Nuisances: Mother Nature Isn’t Liable, You Are!

Our firm recently obtained a pair of related victories: We first won the trial, then won the appeal. In this case, a neighboring shopping center’s negligent maintenance of their property’s

  • May 23, 2017

CLE Course: Recent Litigation and Legislation in Insurance Law

In addition to my law practice, I have the honor of serving as a faculty member on LawLine.com, which is the largest online, continuing legal education (CLE) provider in the

  • April 10, 2017

Mental and Nervous Limitations in Long-Term Disability Policies

Many, if not all, group long-term disability policies contain a mental and nervous limitation, as do some individual disability insurance policies. Typically, the limitation stipulates that the policy will only

  • April 6, 2017

Mediating a Long-Term Disability Case: The New Norm?

After having mediated hundreds of—and settled well over a thousand—long-term disability cases, I have found that mediation has now become the standard in the long-term disability industry for resolving disputed

  • March 14, 2017
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Cyber Fraud Insurance Coverage: More Coverage Than You Think!

A recent decision by a New York federal judge in the burgeoning area of cyber coverage has significantly expanded the scope of covered losses that involve scams or theft by

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Filing in Federal or State Court? The Answer May Significantly Affect Your Case

When suing for long-term disability benefits, an important choice for your lawyer is whether to file the lawsuit in federal court or state court. New York State provides an interesting

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Insurance Companies Beware of Bad Faith Denials of Claims in the State of Washington

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