The Unrelenting Tide of the Duty to Defend

By Brian K. Stewart, Esq. and Kevin J. Engelien, Esq.– Collins Collins Muir & Stewart, LLP.  The immediate contractual duty to defend, once thought by some to be isolated to the “not so golden anymore” state of California as a result of two important court...

Indemnification Clauses: Uninsurable Contractual Liability

Professional consultants are judged by whether or not they satisfied the professional standard of care (i.e., were not negligent in the performance of their services). That is what is covered under a professional liability policy; therefore, it is critical that the...