The Battle Of The Dutys

2018-05-24T21:07:58-05:00December 21st, 2015|Duty to Defend, Midwest Insurance Law Guide|

In honor of the new Star Wars film let’s take a look at an epic type of battle in the insurance industry. An insurance carrier has two duties in the policy that are regularly enforced by courts.  One is the duty to defend. The other is the duty to indemnify.  Both assist the policy holder, but they are not created equal. Duty to Defend. When a policyholder is sued or a claim [...]