Insurance 101 – Chapter 9 – Volume 126 – Defense of Entire Suit – 2

Defense of Entire Suit – 2

The insurer may, therefore, unilaterally condition its offer of a defense upon its reservation of a right later to seek reimbursement of costs advanced to defend claims that are not, and never were, potentially covered by the relevant policy. Such an announcement by the insurer permits the insured to decide whether to accept the insurer’s terms for providing a defense, or instead to assume and control his or her own defense.

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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