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Reserving rights: how to effectively inform insureds of potential conflict

How should Australian lawyers approach the task of dual representation of insured and insurer? A recent American decision serves as a timely reminder for insurers that conflicting interests between an insured and insurer is a serious issue which may arise for solicitors who act as coverage and defence counsel. The US decision In America, the … Continue reading

5 avenues for resolving indemnity disputes without protracted litigation

When an insurer and an insured disagree on the outcome of a claim under an insurance policy, a well-managed dispute resolution process can offer cost-efficient, impartial and quick resolution of coverage disputes.  Here are five different avenues for resolving indemnity disputes without protracted litigation: 1. Dispute resolution clauses  A well-drafted dispute resolution clause in an … Continue reading