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A Lot of Hot Air or Coming Disaster: Insurance Coverage for Global Warming Claims

February 9, 2010

On Feb. 9 McGuireWoods, Marsh and ACC presented a complimentary webinar to discuss significant federal court opinions which have renewed the focus on global warming claims. These legal developments, coming just before the Copenhagen Conference, sparked interest in insurance coverage for climate change claims asserted against business entities. The webinar addresses the following points:

  • An overview of the federal cases and types of litigation being pursued.
  • What insurance companies are doing in reaction to global warming and claims.
  • Insurance coverage issues and what policyholders should be doing now.
  • On Feb. 9 McGuireWoods, Marsh and ACC presented a complimentary webinar to discuss significant federal court opinions which have renewed the focus on global warming claims. These legal developments, coming just before the Copenhagen Conference, sparked interest in insurance coverage for climate change claims asserted against business entities. The webinar addresses the following points:

    • An overview of the federal cases and types of litigation being pursued.
    • What insurance companies are doing in reaction to global warming and claims.
    • Insurance coverage issues and what policyholders should be doing now.
    • Products available in the insurance market to address climate change risks.

    Speakers

    Collin Hite
    Partner, Insurance Coverage Counseling & Litigation Group
    McGuireWoods LLP

    Peter J. Mavraganis
    Senior Vice President, Global Energy Practice
    Marsh USA, Inc.

    Christopher Smy
    Managing Director, Environmental Practice
    Marsh USA, Inc.

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