Mahler Reduction

Mahler is an important Washington State Supreme Court case concerning subrogation and attorney fees. Normally an injury victim who recovers damages must reimburse their own insurance company for benefits the insurance company paid that are related to the injury, such as medical expenses, or other damages caused by the at fault party. However, it is […]

Subrogation and the Made Whole Rule

Insurance carriers typically have the right to be reimbursed under the insurance company’s right of subrogation when their insured recovers from an at fault party. In Washington the injury victim must first be made whole before the injured person’s insurance company is entitled to be reimbursed. [1] This means that if an injury victim recovers […]