Insurance 101 – Chapter 13 – Volume 11 – The Attorney as Insurance Adjuster

The Attorney as Insurance Adjuster

On December 5, 2003, the California Court of Appeal, in 2,022 Ranch, LLC v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, concluded that an attorney working for an insurance company (as either an employee or outside counsel), who conducts tasks sometimes conducted by insurance adjusters, has no work product protection for those tasks. In addition, its client may not be able to assert the attorney-client privilege.

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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