In the News Today - February 20, 2018

February 20, 2018

AOB Lawsuits Top Insurance Litigation in 2017: A report from the Florida Justice Reform Institute found that assignment of benefits lawsuits represented nearly 70 percent of all insurance-related litigation in the state in 2017. (Insurance Journal)

NYU Professor: ‘I Certainly Believe’ Calif. Cities Will Lose Their Lawsuits: A New York University law professor said he “certainly” believes that the lawsuits against energy companies over climate change, most of which have been filed by California municipalities, will fail. He said the “cross examination is going to be brutal” since the cities did not list damage caused by climate change as a risk on bond offerings. (Forbes/Legal Newsline)