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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


Can You Really Protect Your Brand From Guilt by Association?
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

Every day, athletes and celebrities are seen endorsing different products in magazines, on billboards or even by simply wearing branded apparel. All


Despite Finding Policy Application Misrepresentation, Jury Rules Against Policy Rescission
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2016

A federal jury concluded that Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Company did not have a valid basis to rescind the product contamination policy it issued


Supreme Court of Texas Rules Installation of Faulty Product Not Covered by Standard CGL Policy
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

In U.S. Metals, Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Group, Inc., No. 14-0753, 2015 Tex. LEXIS 1081 (Tex. Dec. 4, 2015) the Supreme Court of Texas ruled that


Liquor Liability Exclusion Bars Coverage for the Four Loko Bodily Injury Lawsuits
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

In Phusion Projects, Inc. v. Selective Ins. Co., No. 1-15-0172, 2015 Ill. App. LEXIS 942 (Ill. App. Dec. 18, 2015), the manufacturers of the


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


Installing defective flanges that render refineries unsafe does not cause “physical injury”
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

U.S. Metals supplied custom-made stainless steel flanges for use in constructing nonroad diesel units at ExxonMobil refineries. During


Food fight: chicken producer awarded coverage under accidental contamination and government recall coverage parts
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

In Foster Poultry Farms, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Civil Action No. 1:14-953, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138609 (E.D. Cal. Oct. 9


Food court report: food recall insurance - a case study
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2015

A recent decision interpreting a "food recall" insurance policy (technically a product contamination insurance policy or "PCI" for short) provides


Policyholder entitled to discovery on related policies, court orders
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2015

H.J. Heinz Company triumphed in a discovery dispute over Starr Surplus Lines Insurance as part of a coverage case over losses for contaminated Heinz