The Cumis Counsel-Insurer Relationship

The existence of the attorney-client relationship is often a necessary predicate to any potential claim of error or malpractice.

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The existence of the attorney-client relationship is often a necessary predicate to any potential claim of error or malpractice. Defining the parameters of the attorney-client relationship helps shape the course of the representation but also may assist with the management of risk. Because attorneys typically only ever have to defend a claim for malpractice or breach of fiduciary duty by a client, knowing who is (and who is not) a client is a basic yet powerful risk avoidance tool.

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