Swine Flu Prompts Cos. To Examine Insurance

Law360, New York (April 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As the number of reported swine influenza cases continues to rise around the globe, businesses are starting to question whether the havoc a pandemic might wreak on their bottom lines would be covered under their insurance policies. The answer, some experts say, is maybe not.

The insurance implications of a potential worldwide outbreak of swine flu, or H1N1, could be far-reaching as companies start to consider potential losses, insurance attorneys said.

“You can’t walk through the airport and not see people wearing masks, so you know...
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