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www.bmt-law.com/understanding-how-defendants-and-insurance-companies-act-in-cases-with-significant-damages

As litigation progresses, insurance adjustors are in a continuous cost/benefit mode. In most instances where liability will likely be found against their insured, they try to end a case for the lowest cost possible. They must weigh the continuing cost of paying lawyers and other experts against their chance of winning at trial.

digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2197&context=nlr

I. INTRODUCTION. Lawyers use every available means to persuade juries to find for their clients. This comment deals with one aspect of negligence practice- attempts by a plaintiff's attorney to introduce evidence of a defendant's liability insurance. The plaintiff's attorney may attempt to introduce such evidence in the belief ...

www.badfaithinsurance.org/reference/General/1556a.pdf

Sep 11, 2002 ... with each Defendant insuring Plaintiff as a named insured against liability for property damage during part or all of the period in which the Stringfellow contamination - occurred. Defendants' policies include, but are not limited to, the following liability insurance policies: Defendant - Policy Number(s).

www.callahan-law.com/Articles-and-Expert-Advice/Primer-Insurance-Law-for-Every-Plaintiff-Attorneys2014.pdf

Primer: Insurance law for every plaintiff's attorney. Don't be the bull in a china shop, litigating Pl cases aggressively with no regard for the impact of insurance issues on your case. Knowledge of insurance law is criti- defendant's liability policies. Generally,. Mental illness, impairment, or inca- cal to successful personal-injury ...

scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2945&context=caselrev

joinder of liability insurers is not only permitted, but is often required for the effective operation of the Rules. I. INTRODUCTION. Liability insurance companies ought to be named as parties de- fendant because in all sincerity - and measured by all honest tests. - they are the real parties defendant.' [Tjhe controversy in the ...

apps.americanbar.org/litigation/committees/insurance/articles/septoct2013-beyond-policy-limits.html

Dec 4, 2013 ... What is the incentive for a defendant to present the plaintiff's demand to the insurer with its own demand that the case settle? Obviously, getting the case settled within policy limits is the goal of every policyholder that faces potential liability in excess of the policy limits. Even greater incentive exists for the ...

scholarship.law.marquette.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3794&context=mulr

3 "It is our duty to give force and effect to the intention of the parties wherein the insurance companies agreed to defend in the name and on behalf of the assured any suit seeking damages and after the establishment thereof to pay, irrespective of the limit of liability, stated in the policies, all costs taxed against the assured in  ...

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Subscribe to IRMI Update. IRMI Update provides thought-provoking industry commentary every other week, including links to articles from industry experts. Get Newsletters ... State Endorsements and Transportation Network Companies Updated in Commercial Auto Insurance. April 2018. Read More ...

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damages. In many cases – depending on state law – a liability insurance carrier might settle with the plaintiff before or during a pending lawsuit or as a result of a judgment, and then seek to make an independent claim for contribution against the third-party defendant, seeking to recover some or all the damages it paid to the ...