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Liability Insurer’s Duty to Defend Triggered by Allegations in Complaint

A liability insurer’s duty to defend its insured is triggered by the allegations in the complaint.  You probably already know this from reading a number of other articles on an insurer’s duty to defend.  A recent federal district court opinion … Continue reading

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Joining a Liability Insurer to a Judgment Against the Insured

I have discussed joining a liability insurer to a judgment against an insured under Florida Statute s. 627.4136(4).  There are situations when this is the strategy that a claimant in the process of obtaining a judgment against an insured wants to … Continue reading

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As a Claimant, what do You do if the Insured’s Liability Carrier Declines to Defend / Cover the Insured?

What do you do as a claimant if the insured’s liability insurance carrier declines to defend and cover your claim and you need this insurance to pay your claim? One thought to consider is entering into a Coblentz agreement with the … Continue reading

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Make Sure Damages that Form the Basis of Your Coblentz Agreement are Covered Damages and Reasonable

You are considering entering into a Coblentz agreement because the liability insurer for the party that you have sued has refused to provide a defense and, thus, denied coverage for that party.  You are considering the Coblentz agreement because the … Continue reading

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