Join Eric J. Neal at the National Business Institute’s Insurance Bad Faith “Set-Up” in Washington Seminar

On December 12, 2018 Eric J. Neal will be presenting at NBI’s Insurance Bad Faith “Set-Up” in Washington seminar in Seattle, Washington. Eric will specifically be addressing how to respond to a potential bad faith set-up. This is an all-day seminar with CLE credits available. Eric will be speaking at approximately 12:30pm. See the below link for additional information and to register if you are interested in attending.

https://www.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Insurance-Bad-Faith-Set-Up-in-Washington/Seminar/81167ER?N=63943%2B37

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Eric directly at eneal@letherlaw.com

Join Nicole Morrow, Kyle Silk-Eglit and the Greater Seattle Insurance Professionals for a one-hour CE credit TONIGHT!

Tonight, October 18, 2018: Please join the Greater Seattle Insurance Professionals for a one-hour CE credit presentation of:

“Agent Duties in Insurance – The Current State of the Law in Washington”.

Presented by attorneys: Nicole Morrow and Kyle Silk-Eglit of Lether & Associates.

This course will focus on the new case law in Washington which states that insurance adjusters can be sued personally for bad faith and other matters in the context of handling insurance claims. The presentation will also discuss agent duties to customers under Washington law. This includes a discussion of Keodalah v. Allstate Ins. Co., 3 Wn. App. 2d 31 and Norris v. Farmers Ins. Co., 2018 Wash. App. LEXIS 955. An understanding of Washington law and how it developed to where it is now is valuable for agents, adjusters and those involved in the insurance industry.

Please see the attached flyer for more information. We hope to see you there!

https://gallery.mailchimp.com/60af141180a52242bae59456f/files/4d24648f-484e-4b5c-973a-65bc89945822/CE_CREDIT_FLYER_FOR_OCTOBER_18th_GSIP_MEETING_handout_003_.pdf

Join Tom Lether at the Washington State Bar Association Ethics in Civil Litigation Seminar

On September 18, 2018 Tom Lether will be presenting at the WSBA’s Ethics in Civil Litigation Seminar in Seattle, Washington. Tom will specifically be addressing ethical issues for assigned defense counsel in “Reservation of Rights” cases in Washington. This is an all-day seminar with CLE credits available. Tom will be speaking at approximately 12:45pm. See the below link for additional information and to register if you are interested in attending.

https://www.mywsba.org/PersonifyEbusiness/2018-Ethics-in-Civil-Litigation/MeetingDetail/14177769

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tom directly at tlether@letherlaw.com.

Lether & Associates Welcomes its New Employees!

Lether & Associates would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations and welcome to its new attorneys and staff.  Over the past winter, Lether and Associates hired two new attorneys, Ms. Julia Norwood and Mr. Leighton Bowman.  Both Julia and Leighton have joined our team to work on a number of coverage and extra-contractual claims pending in the Northwest.  In addition, we hired Stephanie Forbis as our new receptionist to assist the firm. Be sure to say ‘Hi’ when she answers the phone. Finally, a congratulations to Lina Wiese on her promotion to our newest paralegal.

Congratulations and welcome all.

Join Lether & Associates at West Coast Casualty’s 25th Annual Construction Defect Seminar

Lether and Associates will be presenting at West Coast Casualty’s 25th Annual Construction Defect Seminar at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.

Lether & Associates will be presenting on:
Friday May 18, 2018 from 9:30 AM -10:30 AM — in the North Ballroom,

The subject of this presentation will be Northwest Coverage and Extra-Contractual Claims: A Construction Defect Perspective.

This panel discussion will focus on coverage and claims handling issues specific to the northwest, including a discussion of Washington and Oregon law. C.E. credits will be offered for a number of states. For a complete list, please visit http://www.westcoastcasualty.com/seminar/continuing-education/.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at tlether@letherlaw.com or West Coast Casualty at davestern@westcoastcasualty.com. Additional information can also be found on West Coast Casualty’s website. www.westcoastcasualty.com. We hope to see everyone there.