Cohen Milstein Opens Door For U.K. Cartel Claimants

Law360, New York (August 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- By negotiating an agreement with a litigation insurance company, plaintiffs law firm Cohen Milstein Hausfeld & Toll PLLC has crafted a program that aims to knock down one of the hurdles to private antitrust class action litigation in the United Kingdom.

On Monday, Cohen Milstein and U.K. litigation insurance provider FirstAssist Legal revealed an agreement to offer an insurance solution targeted at cartel claimants. Called “Cartel Key,” the policy will insure Cohen Milstein antitrust litigation clients against the significant risk of adverse legal costs.

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