Financial Crisis Sets Litigation Trends For 2009

Law360, New York (January 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Insurance attorneys are keeping a close eye on how the courts will handle coverage battles arising from a number of underlying disputes, with fallout over the U.S. financial crisis likely to continue setting litigation trends. But climate change and invasion of privacy issues are also at the forefront, yielding cases to watch in 2009.

As litigation picks up against financial institutions involved in last year's market meltdown, attorneys expect to see a spike in the number of disputes between policyholders and insurers over the limits of...
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