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Chinese drywall first bellwether trial ongoing

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2010

The first federal trial in the nationwide Chinese drywall controversy began on February 19th, 2010 in New Orleans and is ongoing

Food insurance law: notable case developments

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2011

What happens when your product causes another product to be recalled?

Pennsylvania courts struggle with insurance coverage for defective product claims

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In 2012, Judge Wettick of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas issued two decisions that have the potential to significantly limit the

California law applied to Costco’s cheese recall insurance coverage dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

Finding that California law applies to a dispute between Costco Wholesale Corp. and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., a federal court has dismissed Costco’s claims for violations of Washington state law and for bad faith coverage by estoppel arising out of the insurer’s refusal to handle claims of personal injury from cheese that Costco sold

Insurance policy ambiguous; broad coverage could be available for tainted peanut butter claims

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2011

A divided Delaware Supreme Court has determined that ConAgra's insurance contract is ambiguous and therefore might provide broader coverage, with a lower "retained limit" or deductible, for claims arising out of an alleged Salmonella outbreak involving the company's peanut butter

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

Product disparagement and "advertising injury": split of authority brewing in the California Court of Appeal?

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2012

A split of authority is brewing the California Court of Appeal regarding the scope of an insurer’s duty to defend an insured against claims of product disparagement under the “advertising injury” provisions of a commercial general liability policy

Updates on international pricing issues for pharmaceutical and biologic products

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • May 18 2012

Sidley Austin LLP’s Global Life Sciences Team is pleased to provide you with this Global Pricing Newsletter, the first in a periodic series updating clients and friends of the firm on pricing issues around the world that may have an impact on pharmaceutical and biologic manufacturers’ legal and business strategies

Chinese drywall - manufacturers still refusing to compensate U.S. homeowners

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2011

Inez Tenenbaum, the head of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, said this week that the U.S. has not been able to persuade Chinese officials to agree to compensate U.S. homeowners for losses associated with Chinese manufactured drywall

Under Illinois law, an accident occurs where all the factors come together to produce a force that inflicts injury

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2010

RC2 produces and markets children's toys