Lawyer duties to client insured while retained and paid by insurer
Lawyer retained by insurance company to represent insured, potential coverage dispute.
Concurrent representation of multiple insurers while prosecuting subrogation claims
Lawyer retained by insurance company on behalf of insured
Representation of insured in underlying matter and insurer in declaratory action against other insurers
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