Oregon Statutes - Chapter 734 - Rehabilitation, Liquidation and Conservation of Insurers - Section 734.700 - Defense of claims on default of insolvent insurer.

(1) Any pending proceeding in which an insolvent insurer is a party or is obligated to defend a party in any court of this state shall be stayed for 60 days after the date a receiver is appointed by the court to permit the Oregon Insurance Guaranty Association time to prepare a defense in such proceedings.

(2) If any covered claim arises from a judgment based on the default of the insolvent insurer or its failure to defend an insured, the association may apply to have such judgment set aside, and, upon such application shall be permitted to defend against the claim on the merits. [1971 c.616 §22]

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