• Insurer that Did Not Accept Defense and Retain Counsel By Date Response to Complaint Against Insured was Due Lost Control of the Defense
  • February 23, 2016 | Author: Mark E. Hellenkamp
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - San Diego Office
  • A federal district court held that an insurer that did not pick up the insured’s defense by the time the response to the complaint was due lost the right to control the defense, even though it reimbursed the insured the costs of defense the insured had incurred.