Covid-19 and the ensuing downturn will lead to a surge in insurance claims. For the insurance industry specifically, both insurers and policyholders will need to craft workable litigation management plans for the inevitable insurance litigation siege.
Burford Insights: What insurance trends matter today?
Burford's Andy Lundberg, former Global Chair of Latham & Watkins' Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice, is listed annually as a leading insurance practitioner in The Legal 500, The Best Lawyers in America and Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers. In this video, he explains the key insurance litigation trends that matter in the current environment including:
- The kinds of questions that courts will have to consider regarding insurance coverage litigation arising from the pandemic
- How courts, legislators and lawyers should effectively manage the inevitable onslaught of insurance litigation caused by business interruption claims
- How non-recourse legal finance can level the playing field and allow policyholders to allocate their resources to rebuilding their businesses