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Archive for April, 2015

April 24, 2015

The Rules of Insurance Policy Construction are Alive and Well

Two well-established judicial rule of insurance policy construction are that (1) clear and unambiguous policy language must be enforced as written, and (2) the entire policy must be construed together so as to give force more about this article »

April 7, 2015

Let’s Hope Oregon Doesn’t Replicate Washington’s IFCA Mistake

I recently assisted a coalition of business interests and insurers to address bills in the Oregon legislature which would adopt insurance bad faith causes of action in that state. Oregon law has not recognized extracontractual more about this article »