Dutytodefend.com has many draft documents that will soon be downloadable in Word, WordPerfect, and pdf. The following is a list of code words embedded in draft documents. Readers may conveniently customize model documents by using the “find and replace” function of a wordprocessor.
&Blank& means that the Model documents needs to be supplemented with information unique to the case.
&Client& means the defendant/policyholder/client.
&ClmAgt& means the insurer’s claims agent.
&Date& means that the Model documents needs to be supplemented with a date.
&DependentCounsel& means insurer appointed defense counsel who was selected by and represents the interests of the liability insurance company.
&IndependentCounsel& means the client’s independent counsel.
&InsCo& means the client’s insurance company.
&Lawsuit& means &Plaintiff& v. &Client&.
&Plaintiff& means the plaintiff who sued the defendant/policyholder/client.
&PlaintiffCounsel& means the plaintiff’s independent counsel.