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To Whom To Send Your Reservation Of Rights Letter
Posted on 16 Jun 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

Sometimes the question is asked whether a reservation of rights letter should be sent to defense counsel. That’s one about which there are differences of opinion. That’s not what this article is about. It is about a more fundamental question... Read More

Hornberger v. Seymour: Insurer May Retain Defense Counsel Even If Insured Can’t Be Located
Posted on 16 Dec 2010 by William T. Barker

By William Barker, Partner, SNR Denton, LLP From time to time, insurers and defense counsel face the problem of an insured who can’t be located. If the insured can’t be found when the lawsuit is filed, there can be a real question whether... Read More

SNR Denton on Allstate Insurance Co. v. Miller: Failure to Inform Insured of Settlement Opportunity as a Basis for Excess Judgment Liability
Posted on 13 Apr 2010 by William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent

By William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent In Allstate Insurance Co. v. Miller, the Nevada Supreme Court held that the jury could properly have found Allstate liable for an excess judgment as a result of its failure to adequately inform its insured of... Read More

Hornberger v. Seymour: Insurer May Retain Defense Counsel Even If Insured Can’t Be Located
Posted on 16 Dec 2010 by William T. Barker

By William Barker, Partner, SNR Denton, LLP From time to time, insurers and defense counsel face the problem of an insured who can’t be located. If the insured can’t be found when the lawsuit is filed, there can be a real question whether... Read More