Val Rojas and Mark Talise will present a Cozen O'Connor webinar titled, "An Insured’s Right to Independent Counsel and Control the Defense" on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. This webinar will discuss the law in various states regarding an insured’s right to independent counsel (i.e., Cumis counsel), issues that may arise when an insurer is obligated to pay for independent counsel, including who controls the defense, and what steps an insurer may take to address issues arising from the involvement of independent counsel.
The presenters will discuss:
· Overview of the right to independent counsel
· Typical situations that trigger/fail to trigger the right to independent counsel
· An insurer’s options when the right to independent counsel is triggered
· Common issues once independent counsel is involved, including who controls the defense
CE credit is approved in FL and NC.
CLE is approved in PA, NY, TX, IL, NV, and CA.