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Plan Your Year 2000 Litigation Strategy With The Year 2000 and Beyond From CCH
(RIVERWOODS, Ill., September 15, 1999) Business
losses due to the Year 2000 date-change problem are likely, and prudent businesses and
their legal counsel need to prepare now to minimize liabilities and maximize recoveries,
according to CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of business and regulatory law
information. To help professionals deal with the legal and business consequences of
date-related computer problems, CCH has published The Year 2000 and Beyond: Liability
and Insurance for Computer Code Problems.
The Year 2000 and Beyond is a one-volume, loose-leaf treatise on legal
liabilities arising from Y2K problems, the legal grounds on which to recoup Y2K costs from
third parties and potential insurance coverage for Y2K costs and liabilities.
"The Year 2000 problem already has been extraordinarily costly and brings with it
substantial uncertainty, additional costs and, in all likelihood, waves of
litigation," according to The Year 2000 and Beyond lead author Kirk A. Pasich.
Answers to Critical Questions
Offering practical guidance from nationally recognized Y2K authorities, The Year
2000 and Beyond: Liability and Insurance for Computer Code Problems provides expert
analysis and detailed descriptions of the wide range of legal challenges that can arise
from a Y2K problem losses, claims and insurance coverage. The treatise details how
to avoid or minimize liabilities and provides insight about third-party recoveries
including insurance coverage.
Many professionals are not aware of the coverage for Y2K and other computer code
problems that already exists in traditional policies. The Year 2000 and Beyond
fully discusses how insurance may pay for compliance costs, business interruption,
remediation expenses, litigation expenses and other costs associated with computer code
Not only does this new treatise discuss Y2K issues in depth, it also covers a variety
of other date-related computer code problems that can surface as far out as forty years
from now, as well as numeric problems such as those related to Social Security and
About the Authors
Lead author Kirk A. Pasich has over 20 years experience in legal matters involving
insurance coverage and commercial litigation, risk management and legal services, and has
written over 100 articles and columns for the nations most respected law
publications. Co-authors Curtis D. Porterfield, Linda D. Kornfeld, Mary Craig Calkins and
Scott W. Alderton, members of the law firm Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey, LLP,
are each recognized authorities on Y2K litigation and the law.
Pricing and Availability
For more information or to order The Year 2000 and Beyond: Liability and Insurance
for Computer Code Problems, call 1-800-449-6435 or click
here. Price for a one-year subscription
with quarterly updating is $389.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, founded in 1913, has served four generations of business
professionals and their clients. The company produces approximately 700 print and
electronic products for tax, legal, banking, securities, human resources, healthcare and
small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH
web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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