Insurance Cases Of The Decade

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 4:09 PM EST) -- From terrorist attacks and hurricanes to corporate malfeasance and financial meltdowns, dramatic events over the past decade have sparked record-breaking insurance disputes and important precedents regarding coverage interpretation, insurance lawyers say.

Beyond the disasters, a number of rulings during the past 10 years over common insurance matters such as asbestos claims and excess liability coverage also garnered significant attention in the legal community.

Insurance lawyers say it is difficult to pin down truly sweeping or sea-changing cases from the first decade of the new millennium, given...
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