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Responding to Insurer Declaratory Judgment Suits – Tae Andrews and Jeffrey Schulman Author Today’s General Counsel Article

Jun. 06, 2024

Insurers often file lawsuits against their insureds seeking a declaration that they have no duty to defend or indemnify the insured in an underlying lawsuit for which the insured seeks coverage. Insurer declaratory judgment lawsuits can put tremendous pressure on insureds because they force the insureds to fight a two-front war, simultaneously mounting a defense of the underlying case and defending the insurer’s suit seeking a declaration of no coverage. 

In their Today’s General Counsel article, Counsel Tae Andrews and Managing Partner Jeffrey Schulman explain that courts are not required to entertain these lawsuits, and discuss ways insureds can successfully stay or dismiss them.

Read the full article here.

 

Tae Andrews
Counsel
Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2022
Jeffrey L. Schulman
Managing Partner
Name a Northeast Trailblazer in 2021 by The American Lawyer

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