Does the Duty to Defend Include an Obligation to Fund Counterclaims?

Does the Duty to Defend Include an Obligation to Fund Counterclaims?
May 2017
Robert Goodman and Valerie Pennacchio
For the Defense

Robert Goodman and Valerie Pennacchio, members of Saul Ewing’s Insurance Practice, authored this article on whether an insurer’s duty to defend includes an obligation to fund counterclaims. The article uses several cases, including Mount Vernon Fire Insurance Company v. VisionAid, Inc., to address this question and discusses potential consequences the insurer may face if it does not fund counterclaim prosecutions.

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