(1) If a suit is filed or a claim is made against a responsible party who is eligible
for payments from the fund for bodily injury or property damage connected with a release
of petroleum from a petroleum storage tank, the state risk manager and his legal counsel
may participate with the responsible party and his legal counsel in:
(a) the defense of any suit;
(b) determination of legal strategy and any other decisions affecting the defense
of any suit; and
(c) any settlement negotiations.
(2) The state risk manager shall approve any settlement between the responsible party
and a third party before payment of fund money is made.
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