X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Anthony L. Miscioscia, left, and Timothy A. Carroll, right, of White and Williams. Anthony L. Miscioscia, left, and Timothy A. Carroll, right, of White and Williams.

Who pays? In most civil cases, that is the ultimate question. But, in many cases involving an insured defendant, a jury’s verdict does not fully answer the question. Often, the insurer defends under a reservation of rights because the plaintiff seeks both covered and uncovered damages. The presence of both covered and uncovered damages creates a need to allocate any judgment between covered and uncovered amounts or claims—either at trial or thereafter—to determine what amounts are the responsibility of the defendant, and what amounts the defendant’s insurer must indemnify.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Law Firms Mentioned

 

Insurance Bad Faith in PennsylvaniaBook

This clearly written, straightforward volume examines every important issue relating to bad faith lawsuits under Pennsylvania's common law and under 8371 - Pennsylvan...

Get More Information
 

Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum 2020Event

Delivers the key insights and practical solutions to acutely address the complex minefield of UK banking litigation & regulation.

Get More Information
 

Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Forum 2020Event

For senior dispute resolution professionals to network and engage through open debate, panels, expert speakers & breakout sessions

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.