Section: Winter 2019
Keodalah v. Allstate Ins. Co., 413 P.3d 1059 (Wn. App. 2018), review granted 191 Wn.2d 1004 (2018) Insurance Adjuster Can Be Liable For Bad Faith
Cases addressing whether an insurance adjuster (and not simply the insurer) can be liable for bad faith don’t come about every day. But they are not total eclipses either.
“Washington Supreme Court Expands Retaliation Claims with ‘Knew or Suspected’ Protected Activity Standard”
On November 29, 2018, in Cornwell v. Microsoft Corp., 430 P.3d 229 (Wash. 2018), the Washington Supreme Court adopted the broad “knew or suspected” standard for determining whether a causal link exits between an employee’s protected activity and an adverse employment action for purposes of establishing a retaliation claim under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (the “WLAD”)., RCW Ch. 49.60.
A Forensic Accountant's 2019 Wishlist
It is a common practice for attorneys to hire forensic accountants to assist in analyzing both simple and complex records relating to claims of lost income. But how many of us know what records to obtain to assist the accountants with their job?
Defense Successes! - Winter 2019
In each edition of the Defense News we feature successes of our members and colleagues. WDTL is proud of our defense attorneys and we like to share their accomplishments.
Member News - Winter 2019