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General liability insurers in Pennsylvania required to defend product liability claims

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2014

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has rejected a liability insurer's attempt to overturn a Superior Court decision holding that insurers must defend

Fifth Circuit certifies questions to Texas Supreme Court regarding interpretation of common CGL policy exclusions

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is looking to the Texas Supreme Court for guidance in interpreting the "your product" and "impaired property"

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

Pennsylvania Superior Court finds coverage under CGL policy for product defect claims

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2014

Policyholders seeking defense costs for products liability claims received welcome support from a Pennsylvania appellate court which rejected an

Top reasons the JPML has denied centralization of products liability and salesmarketing cases

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Since May 2011, here are the most-cited reasons the JPML has denied Section 1407 centralization of products liability and salesmarketing cases: The

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

Insurer seeks declaration in coverage dispute over diacetyl litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2011

Arch Specialty Insurance Co. has filed a declaratory judgment action in a New York state court against a company identified as a distributor of food product ingredients, including the butter-flavoring chemical diacetyl

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 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

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