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23andMe insurer claims no duty to defend company

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The insurance carrier that issued a "ProductsCompleted Operations Liability and Professional Liability Policy for Life Sciences" policy to 23andMe

Insurance company disputes obligation to provide diacetyl damages or defense

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

A company that issued Citrus and Allied Essences Ltd. a commercial umbrella insurance policy in 2006 and 2007 has filed suit in a New York state

Clarification of the economic loss rule may greatly expand tort claims in construction litigation

  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The economic loss rule is a judicially-created doctrine that sets forth the circumstances under which a tort action is prohibited if the only damages

Seeking (and finding) coverage for Proposition 65 claims

  • Gilbert LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2014

Navigating California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986better known as Proposition 65is becoming an increasingly

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

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

California Supreme Court holds that insurers may be required to cover administrative actions

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2010

In an important decision, the California Supreme Court held recently in Ameron Intern. Corp. v. Ins. Co. of the State of Pennsylvania (Ameron) that a subcontractor’s insurers were required to defend and indemnify the company against its administrative appeal of a governmental agency order requiring it to pay damages for supplying defective products

Court finds coverage for consequential damages arising from product recall

  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

A Minnesota Federal District Court Judge recently ruled that the insured is entitled to defense and indemnification under its commercial liability

Insurance coverage for food and beverage contamination claims and recalls

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2012

Damages owed from illness and death claims resulting from actual or alleged food and beverage contamination, along with the cost of recalls of potentially contaminated products, present serious financial risk to companies involved in the manufacture or sale of food products

“Negligent publication” does not include false advertising or negligent misrepresentation

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2008

The United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, has held that a professional liability policy including coverage for "negligent publication" did not include coverage for class action lawsuits alleging negligent misrepresentation, false advertising and related counts