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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


Settlement reached in coverage dispute for Four Loko maker
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

The company that makes Four Loko, a caffeinated malt liquor beverage allegedly responsible for the deaths of five consumers, has reached a settlement


Federal court disallows third-party insurance claims for environmental costs; Iqbal and Twombly implicated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

A federal court in California recently ruled that an insurance company cannot recover payments made to a policyholder for environmental response costs as a matter of federal law, except in certain limited circumstances


Virginia Supreme Court finds no CGL insurance coverage in climate change litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that the insurance carrier for an energy company sued over global climate change did not have a duty to defend or provide indemnity coverage because there was no “occurrence” as required by the relevant policy


Insurers claim no duty to defend four Loko lawsuits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2011

Insurance companies with policies covering Phusion Projects, Inc., which makes the caffeinated alcohol beverage Four Loko, have filed a summary judgment motion in their declaratory judgment action against the company, claiming that a policy exclusion unambiguously frees them from defending or indemnifying the beverage maker


California court reverses $12-million verdict , rules spinach contamination not insured
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2011

A California court of appeal has determined that a trial court erred in allowing a spinach seller to recover $12 million under the accidental contamination portion of its insurance policy


Insurance corp. seeks to rescind umbrella policy with salmonella-contaminated fish importer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Golden Eagle Insurance Corp. has filed a complaint for declaratory relief against its insured Moon Marine (U.S.A.) Corp., requesting that the umbrella policy it issued to the insured be rescinded because Moon Marine allegedly concealed material facts when it obtained the policy


Insurer must defend claims based on insured’s use of non-pollutant floor sealer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A federal court in Missouri has determined that a floor-sealing product used by a construction cleanup company was not a "pollutant" and that the


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


Insurer must defend Clean Air Act enforcement action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that an insurer must pay defense costs in a Clean Air Act (CAA) violation action brought by the U.S