Construction Defect Claims and the Right to Repair

    Suzanne Pierce In Washington, a homeowner may bring a construction defect action against a construction professional. But there is a 45-day “holding period” before such a claim may be filed. The purpose of this holding period is, among other things, to give construction professionals an opportunity…

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Injury “Arising Out of” Use of an Uninsured/Underinsured Vehicle

Mark Tyson In both Washington and Oregon, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage must be offered in auto insurance policies. Such coverage must include damages that “arise out of” the ownership, maintenance, or use of the underinsured/uninsured vehicle. In a routine car accident involving an underinsured/uninsured vehicle, damages will…

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