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Burford Insights: Covid insurance litigation challenges & solutions

  • G. Andrew Lundberg

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'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

 

This video was recorded on 19 June 2020. 

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