New Case Raises Issues Regarding Incorporation of Owner Contract Terms Into Subcontracts

In the recent unpublished Washington Court of Appeals decision, Edifice Construction Company, Inc. v. Arrow Insulation, Inc., No. 79407-8-1, 2020 WL 812129 (Wash.Ct.App. Feb. 18, …

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Congratulations to Ashbaugh Beal’s 2020 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars!

Ashbaugh Beal congratulates our 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! Super Lawyers: Richard T. Beal, Jr., Insurance Coverage Joe Campos, Securities & Corporate Finance Bob …

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Ashbaugh Beal Names Brian Guthrie Partner

Congratulations to Brian Guthrie, Ashbaugh Beal’s newest Partner! Brian will continue to focus his practice on construction law and litigation. Brian received his J.D. from …

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Washington Employers Beware: Workers in Same Line of Business Are Employees, Says California Supreme Court

Written by Chris Ferrell, Attorney The California Supreme Court’s April 2018 opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (“Dynamex”) essentially reclassified thousands of …

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Washington Supreme Court Clarifies Gray Area Of Construction Lien Statute

Last week, the Washington Supreme Court issued an important decision that provides some clarity to contractors faced with foreclosing a lien against a release of …

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The Supreme Court Of Washington (Finally) Speaks On The Insurance Fair Conduct Act

In February the Supreme Court of Washington handed down its first major decision on the Insurance Fair Conduct Act (“IFCA”): Perez-Crisantos v. State Farm. The …

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Just Who Do You Have to Sue to Get Paid When Foreclosing Against a Lien Release Bond?

Division III of the Washington Court of Appeals recently clarified a significant gray area in the construction lien statute in Inland Empire Dry Wall Supply …

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Narrow Exception to Mike M. Johnson Confirmed By Division III Court Of Appeals

Recently, Division III of the Washington State Court of Appeals attempted to provide guidance to Washington trial courts and the construction industry on the interplay …

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Ashbaugh Beal is Proud to Announce Our 2016 Partnership with the Seattle Storm of the WNBA!!!

We are extremely excited to support a franchise that empowers women in sport and life. Ashbaugh Beal continues to demonstrate our commitment to the Puget …

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So You Thought You Were Covered: The Effect of I-502 on Insurance In Washington

When you think of the legalizing of marijuana and Initiative 502, do you think of insurance? Probably not, but maybe you should. Here’s the issue: …

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