ABA To Consider Policies On Natural Catastrophes

Law360, New York (January 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- With the wave of litigation from Hurricane Katrina still going strong, the American Bar Association is taking a closer look at a number of policies to cut down on litigation after catastrophes, reduce the risk of loss from future disasters and help victims.

The ABA House of Delegates will consider several proposals to reduce harm and litigation arising from hurricanes and other natural catastrophes when it convenes for a midyear meeting Feb. 11-17 in Boston, the group announced Tuesday.

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