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Chemical Discharge Exclusion Triggered by Insured’s 20-year Old Deposition Testimony
Posted on 1 Dec 2015 by Troutman Sanders

In Holloway Cleaners & Laundry Co. v. Central Nat’l Ins. Co. of Omaha, Inc. , the court granted a CGL carrier’s motion for summary judgment and held that it did not have a duty to defend its insured in an underlying action alleging that... Read More

Food Companies and Their Insurers Fight Over Recall Coverage
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

In Food Companies and Their Insurers Fight Over Recall Coverage, by Robert D. Chesler, Kathleen F. Donovan and Cathleen Kelly Rebar, the authors report on several developments over the past three years that have transformed a scattering of insurance coverage... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP – California Federal District Court Opinion Clarifies Scope of Coverage of Product Contamination Insurance Policies
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

In Ruiz Food Products Inc. v. Catlin Underwriting U.S. Inc. , No. 11-889, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131031 (E.D. Cal, Sept. 13, 2012.) , the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California opined that Product Contamination Insurance (PCI) policies... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP – Product Contamination Insurance: South Dakota District Court Finds Ambiguity in Policy's "May Likely" Language
Posted on 21 Aug 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Hot Stuff Foods v. Houston Casualty Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92900 (D.S.D. July 5, 2012) , a recent decision out of federal court in South Dakota, highlights the importance of the "trigger" language in these types of product recall policies... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP – Product Contamination Insurance: South Dakota District Court Finds Ambiguity in Policy's "May Likely" Language
Posted on 21 Aug 2012 by Keller and Heckman LLP

Hot Stuff Foods v. Houston Casualty Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92900 (D.S.D. July 5, 2012) , a recent decision out of federal court in South Dakota, highlights the importance of the "trigger" language in these types of product recall policies... Read More