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Excess carrier can intervene to contest duty to defend (access required)

An excess carrier forced to defend underlying suits after the primary carrier refused to do so may intervene in a coverage suit against the primary carrier. The excess carrier’s motion to intervene was timely, and its claim that the primary insurer must defend the underlying suits aligns with the claim brought by the insured. Background Plaintiff Intercept ...