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Defense of claims
Insurance (ISC) CHAPTER 28, ARTICLE 76
§ 7610. Defense of claims. (a) The superintendent may, in his
discretion, designate or appoint a duly authorized representative to
appear before any court or other body or official having jurisdiction
and defend any action or proceeding against principals or assureds on
insurance policies or bonds issued to them where the insurer has become
insolvent or unable to meet its insurance obligations. The
superintendent shall have, as of the date of such insolvency or
inability to meet its insurance obligations, only the rights which the
insurer would have had if not insolvent or unable to meet its insurance

(b) For the purposes of this section, the superintendent shall have
power to employ such counsel, clerks and assistants as may be necessary.