WASHINGTON - The insurance industry is likely to get more time to study two bank insurance cases - a setback for those who had hoped the Supreme Court would agree this summer to hear them.

Ann M. Kappler, a partner at Jenner & Block who is coordinating the insurance industry's legal strategy, said Wednesday she was planning to ask the court for another 30 days to appeal a decision by a federal appeals court in Cincinnati allowing Owensboro National Bank of Kentucky to sell insurance in small towns.

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