Analyzing State Case Law Interpretations of the Defense Cost Reimbursement Obligation in D&O Policies

January 15, 2019

Milwaukee-based attorneys Mollie Kugler, Tom Schrimpf, and Drew Trevino authored an article titled "Defense Cost Issues under D&O Policies," published in the First Quarter 2019 edition of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Journal. Having noted the sparsity of state case law interpreting D&O policies, the authors explore how jurisdictions across the country have applied traditional "duty to defend" rules to the defense cost reimbursement obligation in D&O polices, as well as other policies with similar reimbursement language.

Read "Defense Cost Issues under D&O Policies" (PDF)

The article was originally published in the Spring 2018 edition of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel's Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with approximately 425 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.