Insurance 101 – Chapter 9 – Volume 98 – Defenses to Intentional Torts – 2

Defenses to Intentional Torts – 2

Defense of champerty and maintenance

Using venture capital to finance litigation has been tolerated in many states because defendants often have more funds available than injured plaintiffs. Recently, the Ohio Supreme Court, and a few others, have called into question whether such arrangements violate the traditional rule against champerty and maintenance.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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