Questions Of Fact Exist On Insurer’s Rescission Claim, Pa. Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (November 16, 2015, 1:46 PM EST) -- PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania federal judge on Nov. 13 denied an insurer’s motion for summary judgment after determining that questions of fact exist regarding alleged misrepresentations made by the insured on its application for a product contamination insurance policy (H.J. Heinz Co. v. Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co., No. 15-0631, W.D. Pa.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154082).
(Opinion available. Document #03-151118-002Z.)
H.J. Heinz Co. filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against its insurer, Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co., alleging...