Insurers Forfeit Their Protections Under Civil Code Section 2860 (Cumis Statute) When They Fail to Meet Their Duty to Defend Obligations

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J.R. Marketing LLC v. The Hartford Cas. Insurance Co., __Cal.App.4th __ (May 17, 2013), sends a strong message: insurers who reserve their rights and refuse to fund the defense of Cumis counsel take a big chance that they will be stuck paying those fees without any real ability to challenge them.

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