Emerging Issues: Global Warming Claims And Coverage Issues

Allen, Robert D.; Seaman, Scott M.; DeLascio, John E.
January 2009
Defense Counsel Journal;Jan2009, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the global warming, the legal theories, defenses and early results in underlying litigations predicated upon global warming and the coverage issues and defenses that may be presented by global warming claims in the U.S. It focuses on the impact of climate change on the first party policies in view of the hurricane experiences. Moreover, it explores the challenges encountered by the insurers and their corporate and professional policyholders on global warming and global warming-related claims such as actuary, underwriting and risk management.


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