Insurers Map Out Common Defenses To Sandy Coverage

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT) -- Insurers that were targeted in more than 800 Superstorm Sandy lawsuits recently outlined their defenses to a New York federal court, including arguments that anti-concurrent causation clauses are enforceable, while insurance agents and brokers insisted their legal duties to clients were limited.

The 16-page list of common legal issues and defenses filed March 7 in the sprawling Sandy litigation reflects input from attorneys who represent insurers that provided all-risk policies and non-National Flood Insurance Program flood insurance policies, as well as lawyers representing insurance agents and...
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