Insurance 101 – Chapter 13 – Volume 25 – More Restraint on Independent Counsel

More Restraint on Independent Counsel

[S]ince the total expense of this defense is to be assumed by the insurer under its promise to defend, we believe the engagement of an independent counsel to represent
the insured should be approved by the insurer. Such approval, however, should not be unreasonably withheld. Employer’s Fire Insurance Company v. Beals.

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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