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Class action round-up - spring 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In a mortgage-related row, the Ninth Circuit reversed the Central District of California’s grant of summary judgment in favor of several bank

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

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

Indalex v. National Union: carving away at Gambone

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

In several decisions over the last few years, courts in Pennsylvania haveinappropriately, in this author's viewtaken a narrow view of

Product recall exclusion held not to bar coverage for recall of tainted milk

  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

On March 18, 2014, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by a Minnesota federal judge that Main Street Ingredients LLC (Main Street), a

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

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

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

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

RC2 produces and markets children's toys

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

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • 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