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General liability insurer must defend manufacturing defect claims; gist of the action doctrine rejected

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2013

A Pennsylvania appellate court in Indalex, Inc. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co., No. 612 WDA 2012 (Dec. 3, 2013), found that a general liability

Fifth Circuit rules that vendor’s endorsement in manufacturer’s policy provides coverage to seller of product

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2008

Vacating the district court’s ruling in a products liability action and remanding for further proceedings, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that, under Louisiana law, a claimsmade productscompleted operations liability insurance policy issued by an insurer to a manufacturer of a product provided coverage to a seller of that product pursuant to the policy’s vendor’s endorsement

SSL bugs likely to have insurance coverage implications

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The recently publicized Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL") bug affecting Apple Inc. products raises a question regarding insurance coverage that is likely

Connecticut Supreme Court reverses summary judgment on “common cause” provision in reinsurance treaties

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2008

In a dispute between a cedent and its reinsurers, the Connecticut Supreme Court has reversed summary judgment in favor of the reinsurers, holding that fact issues exist as to whether a “common cause” provision in excess of loss treaties permit aggregation of asbestos-related losses for the purpose of reinsurance payment

Fifth Circuit holds that “occurrence” policy covers breach of warranty allegations against insurer

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2010

In Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company v. Maverick Tube Corporation, No. 09-20071, 2009 WL 4680813 (5th Cir. Dec. 10, 2009), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a contract for general liability insurance would afford coverage for a breach of warranty claim resulting from a product defect