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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


Insurer sues to avoid coverage for Templeton whiskey’s alleged mislabeling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

Society Insurance has filed a lawsuit in Iowa federal court seeking a declaration that its policy does not require it to defend or indemnify Templeton


Jury Finds for Heinz in Lead-Tainted Baby Food Insurance Coverage Dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

A Pennsylvania jury has found that Starr Surplus Lines Insurance must uphold H.J. Heinz Co.'s $25-million policy covering damages related to baby


Court finds insurer must cover Foster Farms’ Salmonella losses
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

A California federal court has granted Foster Farms' request for declaratory judgment finding that Lloyd's of London must cover $14 million in costs


Court Overrides Jury Verdict in Heinz Lead-Tainted Baby Food Insurance Dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

Contradicting an advisory jury verdict, a Pennsylvania federal court has allowed Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co. to void its policy with H.J. Heinz


Insurers must defend Four Loko maker in one of five lawsuits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2012

A federal court in Illinois has determined that insurers providing coverage to Phusion Projects, Inc., which makes Four Loko, an alcoholic beverage with large amounts of caffeine and other stimulants, do not have a duty to defend the company in lawsuits alleging injury from intoxication


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


Foster Farms sues insurers over definition of “recall”
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

Poultry manufacturer Foster Farms has filed an amended complaint in its lawsuit against its Lloyd's of London insurers, which had rejected its $14.2


Seventh Circuit says no duty to defend four Loko maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2013

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that Phusion Projects' commercial liability insurance carriers have no duty to defend the company


Deli meat maker seeks coverage from supplier’s insurance carrier
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A company whose deli meat products were allegedly contaminated by the inclusion of the Salmonella-tainted red and black pepper sold to it by a supplier has sued the supplier’s insurance company to recover damages resulting from the products’ recall