Surviving The Rise In Natural Disasters

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 1:29 PM EST) -- In a year fraught with natural disasters, like the late November/early December windstorm across the western United States, this summer’s East Coast earthquake/hurricane and this spring’s Japan earthquake/tsunami, corporate risk managers and business executives should take a closer look at the insurance implications related to natural disasters.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to date, the United States has set a record with 12 separate billion-dollar weather/climate disasters in 2011, with an aggregate damage total of approximately $52 billion. This breaks the previous record...
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