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Partial recall: product contamination coverage has its limits

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • December 5 2014

In disputes over the scope of liability coverage, courts must often draw a line between (1) providing insurance against errors that harm others and

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

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and

Court finds coverage for consequential damages arising from product recall

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • 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

Chinese drywall - MDL court gives preliminary approval to knauf uncapped settlement fund

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company (“Knauf”) gained preliminary approval from United States District Court Judge Eldon Fallon for the creation of an uncapped repair fund to settle thousands of Chinese Drywall claims across multiple states

Eighth Circuit says likelihood of MSG to cause harm is factual matter

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

In a dispute over commercial liability insurance coverage, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a trial court erred in deciding, as a

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

4th Circuit applies pro rata allocation

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2012

In its recent decision in Pennsylvania National Mutual Cas. Ins. Co. v. Roberts, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 2084 (4th Cir. Feb. 3, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, applying Maryland law, had occasion to consider allocation of loss arising out of a lead paint bodily injury lawsuit

When is the presence of Lactobacillus acidophilus an occurrence under a CGL policy?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

In Wisconsin Pharmacal Co. v. Nebraska Cultures of California, No. 13AP613 (Wis. Ct. App. Oct. 29, 2014), the Wisconsin Court of Appeals analyzed the

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