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A Solutions-Oriented Approach: Changing How Insurance Litigation Is Handled by Defense Law Firms

2017 J. PROF’L L. 129

22 Pages Posted: 24 Jan 2018  

Dwayne Hermes

Hermes Law

Erica LaVarnway

Hermes Law

Nancy B. Rapoport

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law

Date Written: 2017

Abstract

This article explores how the structure of many law firms tends to put the firm at odds with client interests and illustrates how different structures can improve the firm-client relationship, using the insurance defense sector to illustrate its points.

Keywords: professional responsibility, insurance defense, ethics, law firm economics, client

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19, K29, K39, K41

Suggested Citation

Hermes, Dwayne and LaVarnway, Erica and Rapoport, Nancy B., A Solutions-Oriented Approach: Changing How Insurance Litigation Is Handled by Defense Law Firms (2017). 2017 J. PROF’L L. 129 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3104055

Dwayne Hermes

Hermes Law ( email )

2001 N. Lamar St., Suite 450
Oilwell Supply Building
Dallas, TX 75202
United States

Erica LaVarnway

Hermes Law ( email )

2001 N. Lamar St., Suite 450
Oilwell Supply Building
Dallas, TX 75202
United States

Nancy B. Rapoport (Contact Author)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law ( email )

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Box 451003
Las Vegas, NV 89154-1003
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