Swiss Life Marriage Policy Governed By NY Law: Judge

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 5:12 PM EST) -- Concluding that marriage insurance policies issued by La Suisse Societe d'Assurances Sur La Vie in New York are subject to the provisions of the state's insurance law, a magistrate judge has ordered the Swiss insurer to post security in a breach of contract suit brought by members of the Orthodox Jewish community.

Judge George A. Yanthis of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday granted the plaintiffs' motion seeking to compel La Suisse — which is now the Swiss Life...
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