Monthly Archives: August 2010

The duty to defend and the duty to indemnify

A critical distinction arises in insurance law between a duty to defend a lawsuit and a duty to indemnify the insured. For example you are being sued and an issue arises whether your insurer has an obligation to defend you … Continue reading

Jury Trials in Civil Proceedings

The right to a jury, where applicable, is a fundamental right not easily taken away. A Civil Jury typically consists of 6 jurors. However there are cases where a jury is not applicable and they include claims for the following … Continue reading