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Cannabis Business Loss from Wildfire—Insurance Coverage
Sep 17, 2020
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The wildfires sweeping through California, Oregon, and Washington have impacted many business sectors, and the cannabis industry is no exception. I interviewed Mike Rodgers, an insurance broker at the Fournier Group in Portland who focuses on the can...
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Prominent Portland Culinary and Music Venues File Lawsuits Against Insurance Company
Our firm has filed lawsuits against Cincinnati Insurance Company in Multnomah County Circuit Court on behalf of RingSide Steakhouse, Mississippi Studios, Polaris Hall, and Revolution Hall, four cultural institutions that span Portland’s culinary root...
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Miller Nash Submits Second Amicus Brief in Support of Business Income Loss Coverage for COVID-19 Losses
Our policyholder-side Insurance Recovery Practice Team is proud to represent United Policyholders, Washington Hospitality Association, and National Independent Venue Association in submitting an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in opposition...
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Renowned Seattle Restaurant Group Leads Charge in Lawsuit Against Insurance Company
Our firm has filed a lawsuit against Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company in King County Superior Court on behalf of Ethan Stowell’s restaurant group (ES Restaurant Group). The lawsuit arises from Fireman’s Fund denial of ES Restaurant’s Group’s claim fo...
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Miller Nash Submits Amicus Brief on Business Interruption Coverage
Our policyholder-side Insurance Recovery Practice Team is proud to represent United Policyholders and the National Independent Venue Association in submitting an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in opposition to a motion to dismiss filed by...
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Vandalism or Looting Impacted Your Business? Insurance Coverage & What to Do Now
The historic protests responding to the death of George Floyd and calling for racial justice have been accompanied, in some cities, by property damage and looting. The motivations behind the damage may make little difference to business owners alre...
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