Direct Actions Against Insurers – The FDIC is Using the Remedy

"Direct actions" allow an injured plaintiff to file a lawsuit directly against the insurer for a defendant. Direct actions are not allowed in many jurisdictions, but some do permit direct claims. When a direct action remedy is available, the FDIC is using it in bank failure cases. Kevin LaCroix has the story in a recent post at The D & O Diary.



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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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