“In Texas, an insurer’s duties to defend and indemnify its insured are ‘distinct and separate duties,’” the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said Monday, citing Texas Supreme Court case law. The appeals panel sent the case back to a lower court to determine whether Liberty needs to pay for the underlying settlement.
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