When Former Client Conflicts are Disqualifying

Division 1 of the Washington Court of Appeals recently issued a significant decision applying a new standard for former client conflicts in the disqualification context. In Plein v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company, the plaintiff homeowners filed an insurance “bad faith” claim against their property insurance carrier, defendant USAA, over coverage for a fire and subsequent…

via Court of Appeals: New Standard in Disqualification for Former Client Conflicts — NWSidebar

2 thoughts on “When Former Client Conflicts are Disqualifying

  1. is a major development in light of the new standard the Court of Appeals adopted for assessing former client conflicts in the disqualification context. At the same time, the depth and length of the law firm’s work for USAA combined with their relatively recent parting of the ways suggest that the actual result in

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