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Insurance Coverage and Conflicts: Duties of Insurer, Insured and Counsel in the Tripartite Relationship

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Price: $69.00
Item Code: 08425-BK


Explore the myriad practical and ethical conflicts and quandaries presented when a liability insurer agrees to provide a defense to its insured but at the same time informs its insured through a reservation of rights letter that there may be no coverage under the policy. Review the state of the law with a focus on how to best handle conflicting duties in the tripartite insurer-defense counsel-insured relationship. Analyze the duties and rights of carriers and panel counsel in an area that presents daily pitfalls for the unwary and gain the information necessary to understand the complexities of both defense and coverage of claims.

Summary of Contents

Overview: Insurance Coverage and Conflicts
The Tripartite Relationship Among Insurer, Insured and Defense Counsel and Protecting Privileged Communications
Defense Counsel and Coverage Implications of the Tripartite Relationship
Ten Points Taken from “Defense Counsel and Coverage Implications of the Tripartite Relationship”
Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Responsibility and the Tripartite Relationship
The Tri-partite Relationship: A Few Ethical Considerations for Attorneys
Hypothetical Case Studies
Relevant Case Law

Published: 6/1/2014
Pages: 212
Size: 8.5x11