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Nevada Has Not Adopted Cumis

“He who pays the piper, calls the tune”.  While this adage may be true at a county fair, it has no place in the practice of law.  Attorneys owe a primary duty to their client, no matter who pays the bill, be it a parent, spouse, friend, or insurance company.  Just because the insurance company pays the attorney to defend its insured, the attorney’s primary duty is to the client not the carrier.Sometimes conflicts between the insured and the carrier arise when the carrier defends an insured … [Read more...]