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Insurer’s Claim File Not Discoverable in Insurance Coverage Dispute

In an insurance coverage dispute, an insurer’s claim file is not discoverable.  Typically, this is protected as work product and/or not relevant to the issues underlying coverage.  And this is true — the claims file is NOT relevant to the … Continue reading

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Expert Opinions in Insurance Coverage Disputes

Insurance coverage disputes may result in expert witnesses.  An expert is used to help determine the cause of the loss or the damages covered under the policy.  But, just because you, an insured, have an expert opinion that says “X” … Continue reading

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Filing Lawsuit for Declaratory Relief in Insurance Coverage Dispute

When there is an insurance coverage dispute, the insurance company or insured will likely file a lawsuit for declaratory relief for the court to declare whether or not there is insurance coverage for a particular risk / loss. This lawsuit … Continue reading

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