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Why Does the “EFFICIENT PROXIMATE CAUSE” Matter to your Insurance Claim?

Insurance Coverage and the “EFFICIENT PROXIMATE CAUSE”   In Washington, a judicial doctrine called the “efficient proximate cause” rule may apply and affect insurance coverage when multiple events combine to cause a loss.  The doctrine is considered “friendly” to insureds because it sometimes creates coverage for a loss caused in part by an excluded peril,…

Levy | von Beck | Comstock receives 2019 Legal Elite Award from U.S. Business News

We are pleased to announce that our law firm has been recognized as “Best Construction Defect Litigation – Pacific Northwest” by U.S. Business News as part of that publication’s 2019 Legal Elite Awards. “These awards highlight the most respected lawyers and attorneys as well as their fields of expertise and the companies they represent,” said…

Shareholders Katie Comstock and Seth Chastain are Washington Rising Stars

Congratulations to shareholders Katie J. Comstock and Seth E. Chastain, who have been named as 2018 Washington Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers®, and as Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorneys in Seattle, WA.  Katie was also named to the Top Women Attorneys in Washington Rising Stars® list. The Rising Stars® list recognizes lawyers who show tremendous talent and potential…

Seattle Times article on LvBC lawsuit against realtors

Our lawsuit against Eastside realtors has captured the interest of the media and the public.  The Seattle Times wrote a feature article on the lawsuit and quoted lead lawyer and managing shareholder Dave von Beck.  You can read the article here:  https://www.seattletimes.com/business/real-estate/lawsuit-eastside-realtor-and-developer-conspired-to-inflate-home-prices-for-foreign-buyers/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=article_left_1.1

Attorneys Katie Comstock and Seth Chastain Selected to Washington Rising Stars List

Congratulations to shareholder Katie J. Comstock, and attorney Seth E. Chastain, who have been named as 2017 Washington Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers®, as Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorneys in Seattle, WA.  Katie was also named to the Top Women Attorneys in Washington Rising Stars® list. The Rising Stars® list recognizes lawyers who show tremendous talent…