Beware The Jabberwock: Disclosing Documents To Insurers

Law360, New York (February 6, 2013, 12:55 PM EST) -- When a company has insurance that potentially covers a claim or litigation against it, the company’s insurer will typically want to involve themselves in the defense of the claim. If the policy provides for a duty to defend (as is the case in many commercial general liability policies), the insurer generally will select counsel and provide (and control) the defense.

If the policy instead provides for the payment of defense costs (as is typical in directors and officers policies and professional liability policies), the policyholder and...
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