California Confirms Insurer's Right to Intervene in Underlying Action to Protect Its Own Interests

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In Gray v. Begley, (filed March 22, 2010), the Second Appellate District, Division Three (Justice Croskey), confirmed that an insurer defending its insured may intervene in the underlying action to protect its interests against a private settlement between the insured and the injured party. This right exists even if the insurer has reserved its rights to deny coverage later.

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