Cumis Counsel Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Cumis Counsel, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Cumis Counsel?

This termed is refered to the attorney or the lawyer appointed by the defendant in the cases where there is the insurance company and he himself have a conflicting interest on the case. The insurance company may be denying the full claim to the defendant and for which the defendant needs to appoint an attorney which may not be the lawyer from the insurance company.