Shhh! Why the Attorney-Client Privilege May Not Protect

Please click here for more information. Insurers regularly employ outside counsel to offer coverage opinions during claim adjustment. But are those communications protected by the attorney-client privilege? The surprising answer may be no, which has important implications for discovery, claim adjustment, and bad-faith litigation. Panelists Dean Lonnie T. Brown Jr., U. of Ga. Law School, Eileen L. Parsons, and Hon. R. David Proctor, N.D. Ala. will discuss these issues during a session moderated by Christopher C. Frost.