Chinese Products Will Fuel Insurance Spats: Experts

Law360, New York (January 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As liability suits over products imported from China continue to pile up, companies that sell these products may find themselves increasingly fighting not only irate consumers, but their insurers as well, experts say.

The rise of suits targeting Chinese-made products raises a number of questions for attorneys. How much do importers need to tell insurers about their Chinese suppliers? When can policyholders depend on their general liability insurance, and when do they need to buy product liability policies? Should Chinese exporters be buying coverage, too?...
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