Consent to Settle Clause

A clause in a malpractice insurance policy in which, in the event of a lawsuit, the policyholder—i.e., the physician—is deemed to have consented to settle the lawsuit without trial
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Other specialized protection and features include: the availability of defense costs reimbursement for governmental investigations and subpoenas, claims made coverage, a broad insuring agreement, the ability to handle claims within a self-insured retention, and a consent to settle clause.
The policy contains a consent to settle clause for the insured physician.