Perkins Lane Homeowner Secures Six-Figure Settlement in Property Insurance Lawsuit Over Impact Damage Caused by Construction Debris

By | Greg Harper, Thom Williams, Insurance Coverage

A home located on Perkins Lane in Magnolia was damaged by a large set of concrete stairs that was negligently dropped by a contractor on a steep hillside above the home.  The homeowner’s property insurer paid for some, but not all, of the damage.  When the homeowner sued to the…

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NW Lawyer Publishes Article by Harper│Hayes Attorney Thom Williams

By | Thom Williams, Insurance Coverage

The Washington State Bar Association published an article by Harper│Hayes attorney Thom Williams in the December 2017 issue of its “NW Lawyer” magazine.  The article—“Fortune Favors the Insured: The Wide-Reaching Impact of Xia v. ProBuilders”—analyzes a recent coverage decision from the Washington Supreme Court. It’s available at: http://nwlawyer.wsba.org/nwlawyer/dec_2017_jan_2018?pg=23#pg23

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Scotsman Guide Article by Greg Harper On Property Insurance Issues Arising in Commercial and Multi-Family Sales Transactions

By | Greg Harper, Insurance Coverage

Greg Harper, a founding member of Harper | Hayes, authored an article in the November, 2009 edition of the Scotsman Guide, entitled “Property Insurance Between Owners.” In the article, Greg examines several insurance issues that arise in the purchase and sale of commercial and multi-family properties. A copy of the…

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Harper│Hayes Attorneys Secure Key Summary Judgment Ruling in Condominium Property Insurance Case

By | Insurance Coverage

Harper │ Hayes PLLC attorneys recently secured a key summary judgment ruling against their client’s property insurer. Representing the plaintiff condominium owners association, Harper│Hayes PLLC attorneys successfully argued that the defendant’s insurance policy covered all leak-caused “water damage” at the plaintiff’s 20-year-old-plus condominium, so long as some of that damage…

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Harper | Hayes Attorneys Obtain Favorable Settlement for Condominium Owners Association in Construction Defect Lawsuit

By | Insurance Coverage

Harper | Hayes attorneys recently obtained a favorable settlement for a south Seattle Condominium Owners Association. In that case, a 31-unit condominium suffered from water intrusion and structural deficiencies. After the developers refused to make acceptable repairs, the Owners Association brought a lawsuit against the developers and the original directors…

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Harper | Hayes Attorneys Obtain Summary Judgment on Key Issues on Behalf of Condominium Owners Association

By | Insurance Coverage

In Sundowner Condominium Owners Assoc. v. Truck Insurance Exchange, King County Superior Court Judge Nicole MacInnes granted the client homeowner association’s motion for summary judgment on its Consumer Protection Act claim. The Court ruled that Truck Insurance Exchange committed an unfair and deceptive business practice that harmed the association when…

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Federal Court Rules In Favor Of Harper | Hayes Clients Regarding Defense Coverage For Director & Officer Claims

By | Insurance Coverage

Harper | Hayes PLLC attorneys secure key insurance coverage ruling in favor of executive officers of condominium association. In Willing v. CAU, United States District Court Judge Robert Lasnik granted the policyholders’ partial summary judgment motion – and denied the insurer’s summary judgment motion – ruling that the insurer had…

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