D&O Policyholders Defeat Allocation and Exclusions

Executive Insurance Advisor

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PUBLISHED ON: October 1, 2001

D&O liability Insurance companies routinely argue that they are entitled to apportion the costs of defense, and settlement or judgment between insured and uninsured parties or claims in the underlying lawsuit. Their arguments regarding allocation often have little basis other than financial expediency. Cases regarding allocation and exclusions show how D&O insurance companies improperly attempt to evade their obligations.