Insurance 101 – Chapter 9 – Volume 128 – Limits to the Duty to Defend

Limits to the Duty to Defend

In Dillon v. Hartford, 38 Cal. App. 3d 335, 113 Cal. Rptr. 396, the California Court of Appeal acknowledged that the duty to defend is not without limit. It found that it extends “only to the defense of those actions of the nature and kind covered by the policy.”

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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