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Court resolves insurance coverage issues for diacetyl defendants

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2011

A New York state court has determined that a company which made the butter flavoring chemical at issue in workplace exposure lawsuits succeeded to a predecessor's insurance coverage rights

Change of legal standard erases insurance verdict

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court decision that vacated a jury verdict awarding insurance coverage to an insured party

Court finds insurer has duty to defend in GM rice lawsuits

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2011

A federal court in Arkansas has determined that Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. has a duty to defend an agricultural cooperative in more than 170 civil lawsuits filed by rice farmers over the contamination of their conventional crops with a genetically engineered (GE) variety

Insurer seeks declaration in coverage dispute over diacetyl litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2011

Arch Specialty Insurance Co. has filed a declaratory judgment action in a New York state court against a company identified as a distributor of food product ingredients, including the butter-flavoring chemical diacetyl

Insurance corp. seeks to rescind umbrella policy with salmonella-contaminated fish importer

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

Golden Eagle Insurance Corp. has filed a complaint for declaratory relief against its insured Moon Marine (U.S.A.) Corp., requesting that the umbrella policy it issued to the insured be rescinded because Moon Marine allegedly concealed material facts when it obtained the policy

Federal court disallows third-party insurance claims for environmental costs; Iqbal and Twombly implicated

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2011

A federal court in California recently ruled that an insurance company cannot recover payments made to a policyholder for environmental response costs as a matter of federal law, except in certain limited circumstances

Some claims dismissed in dispute over supply-chain insurance coverage

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

A federal court in California has dismissed without prejudice some of the claims filed by a food supplier in a dispute over insurance coverage in food-contamination litigation

Virginia Supreme Court finds no CGL insurance coverage in climate change litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2011

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that the insurance carrier for an energy company sued over global climate change did not have a duty to defend or provide indemnity coverage because there was no “occurrence” as required by the relevant policy

California court reverses $12-million verdict , rules spinach contamination not insured

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2011

A California court of appeal has determined that a trial court erred in allowing a spinach seller to recover $12 million under the accidental contamination portion of its insurance policy

Deli meat maker seeks coverage from supplier’s insurance carrier

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

A company whose deli meat products were allegedly contaminated by the inclusion of the Salmonella-tainted red and black pepper sold to it by a supplier has sued the supplier’s insurance company to recover damages resulting from the products’ recall