In April, Richard A. Simpson, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice, was a panelist during the two-day 2015 Professional Risk Symposium hosted in Atlanta, Ga. The annual event is put on by the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). A clip of Mr. Simpson speaking on the panel titled “Settling for Escalating Defense Costs?” was posted on the PLUS Blog on August 4.

“The starting point as a carrier when you’re defending a case, it’s important to ascertain ‘Is there a right to independent counsel?’ and if there is, ‘How am I going to deal with that?’,” Mr. Simpson said in the clip. To view the entire clip, click here.