Oregon High Court To Review Coverage Dispute For Water Damage
Mealey's (September 12, 2016, 9:08 AM EDT) -- SALEM, Ore. — A trial court’s handling of a lawsuit alleging breach of a homeowners insurance policy and bad faith is under review by the Oregon Supreme Court, with questions on attorney fees and damages to be decided (Cary Long v. Farmers Insurance Company of Oregon, No. S063701, Oregon Sup.).
After Cary Long’s home sustained water damage from a ruptured pipe under the kitchen sink in December 2011, she filed a claim with her insurer, Farmers Insurance Company of Oregon, which paid for demolition...