Swiss Life Marriage Policyholders Seek Class Cert.

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Members of New York's Orthodox Jewish community who held marriage insurance policies with La Suisse Societe d'Assurances sur la vie, now the Swiss Life Group, have brought a putative class action against the Swiss insurer, accusing it of breaching the policy's contract.

Eight plaintiffs filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Wednesday, looking to certify all U.S. Residents, numbering in the thousands, who were La Suisse policyholders or assignees between 1989 to 1995 of endowment insurance for the...
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