High Court Denies Holocaust Survivors' Insurance Suit

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a petition from a group of Holocaust survivors and their families who claim they were bilked of billions by Italian insurer Assicurazioni Generali SpA and who were seeking reconsideration of a settlement with the insurance company.

The case was one of dozens denied certiorari by the high court Monday.

Generali has already paid out about $35 million to claimants, but the petitioners, eight Holocaust survivors, had asked the Supreme Court to reconsider a settlement approved by the U.S. Court...
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