When Ginger was struck by a motorist while walking across a shopping mall parking lot, she suffered significant back pain. For nearly two years, she tried to reasonably resolve the claim with the motorist’s insurance company. But they not only disputed liability, they only offered $22,000, which did not even cover her medical bills. So a … Read More
Dennis Teufel was in a bind. Teufel, an Arizona homeowner, spent several hundreds of thousands of dollars after his homeowner’s insurer refused to defend or indemnify him for a lawsuit filed against him by the purchaser of Teufel’s home. After a landslide caused significant damage to the home, Teufel’s insurer left him out in the … Read More
Living in the western United States comes with increased risk of wildfires. As communities expand, housing encroaches upon our treasured forests, land that itself is increasingly susceptible to wildfires. Sometimes, however, the damage caused by wildfires comes afterwards, when the rains come, in this case, the predictable Arizona monsoons. Such was the case in the summer of … Read More
As noted from his bio, Mike Raymond has a 30 year track record of helping develop the common law of Arizona, particularly in the area of insurance coverage. And in 2017, he helped a homeowner secure a big win against an insurer who refused to defend its insured. In Teufel v. American FamilyMut. Ins. Co., … Read More
Dan McCarthy secured another appellate court win in April 2018 when the Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a claim against Dan’s insurance agent client who had been sued for over $400,000 by a professional employer organization. The case was hard fought and had been pending for several years.