Mealey's Insurance - 8th Circuit: Insured's $1.4M Settlement Over Instant Milk Recall Is Covered Loss

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 18 affirmed a lower court's finding that the recall of instant milk was an occurrence under a commercial general liability insurance policy, rejecting the insurer's argument that the policy's "your product," "impaired property" and "recall" exclusions preclude coverage for an underlying $1.4 million settlement (The Netherlands Insurance Co. v. Main Street Ingredients LLC, No. 13-1316, 8th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5018).

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