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Archive for August, 2015

August 21, 2015

It’s No Accident: Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Motorcycle Collision

In a published case, Judge Ricardo Martinez of the Western District of Washington recently ruled as a matter of law that a covered accident did not occur when a drunk insured motorcyclist collided with a more about this article »

August 11, 2015

Montana Federal District Court Clarifies Applicability of Tidyman’s Management Services, Inc. v. Davis

In this edition of the Insurance Commando Blog we examine how federal judge Donald Molloy limited the Montana Supreme Court’s holding in Tidyman’s Management Services, Inc. v. Davis, 376 Mont. 80, 330 P.3d 1139 (2014), more about this article »

August 4, 2015

Limitations on Recoverable Costs and Attorney Fees to a Prevailing Insured in Litigation

In Washington, an insured is entitled to recover attorney fees and litigation costs where the insurer compels it to assume the burden of legal action to obtain the full benefit of the insurance contract. Olympic more about this article »