Insured Owed Coverage Under Contamination Policy, Federal Judge Reiterates

(February 9, 2016, 11:35 AM EST) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An insured seeking coverage for more than $12 million in expenses that it incurred as a result of the suspension of its poultry operations because of salmonella contamination is owed coverage under a policy’s accidental contamination coverage provision and the policy’s government recall provision, a California federal judge said Jan. 20 in an amended opinion (Foster Poultry Farms Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, No. 14-953, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7629).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160210-003Z.)

Foster Poultry Farms Inc., a...
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