9th Circ. To Rehear Genocide Insurance Case En Banc

Law360, Washington (November 7, 2011, 7:22 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit said Monday it would hold an en banc review of a class action dispute over a California law governing time limits for claims arising under life insurance policies issued to victims of the Armenian Genocide.

The legal battle centers on Section 354.4 of California's Code of Civil Procedure, which was amended in 2000 to provide California courts with jurisdiction over certain classes of claims arising from insurance policies that were held by individuals who lived in the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923...
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