Handling Liability and Coverage Claims: Splitting Files, the Duty to Defend, and Ethical Considerations for Lawyers

Currie, Jr., Edward "Ned"; Gill, Joseph W.; Farnan, John G.; Faust, Laura "Megan"
September 2011
FDCC Quarterly;Fall2011, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
The article offers discussion on the ways of handling liability and coverage claims of insurer. It explains the effective ways of management of conflicts of interest to the insurers and defense counsel. It overviews the ethical considerations for defense counsel and explains the prevention of conflicts of interests by splitting of file. It states that the insurance carrier is judged on the basis of addressing of any conflicts of interest.


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