Mealey's Insurance - Insurer Fulfilled Its Duty To Defend By Tendering Selected Counsel, Panel Affirms

NEW ORLEANS - Finding that no disqualifying conflict of interest existed under Texas law, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 24 affirmed a lower court's ruling that an insurer fulfilled its duty to defend an underlying copyright infringement lawsuit by tendering its chosen attorney (William Graper v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co., et al., No. 13- 20099, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11903).

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