LEO: Communication With One of Adverse LE Op. 550
Communication With One of Adverse Interest.
June 21, 1983
It is not improper for a personal injury plaintiff's attorney to negotiate directly with the insurance company of the adversary party or for the attorney's investigator to interview the adversary driver or witnesses without the consent of counsel for such parties or witnesses unless the attorney or his investigator knows or has reason to know that the party is represented by counsel. [DR:7-103(A)(1), EC:7-15]
Committee Opinion June 21, 1983
See also LE Op. 687, LE Op. 848, LE Op. 1169, LE Op. 1190, and LE Op. 1326
LEO: Communication With One of Adverse, LE Op. 550 (1983)