Stokes O'Brien

Insurance Bad Faith

California Insurance Company’s Duty to Defend Lawsuits

Posted in Insurance Bad Faith on January 13, 2016

In California, when you have a liability policy with an insurance company, it often has a duty to defend a lawsuit against you.  The duty to defend exists whether or not the liability claim is actually covered under the policy.  The test for a California insurance company’s duty to defend lawsuits is only whether the claim is potentially covered under the policy. If… READ MORE