Federal Judge Allows Claims To Proceed In Products Liability Coverage Dispute
Mealey's (April 19, 2016, 12:08 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on April 14 refused to dismiss a breach of contract claim against an excess insurer and bad faith and punitive damages claims against a primary insurer in a products liability coverage dispute involving the insured’s da Vinci Surgical System product (Intuitive Surgical Inc. v. Illinois Union Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-04834, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51097).
(Order available. Document #13-160421-009R.)
On Oct. 20, 2015, Intuitive Surgical Inc. sued is its primary insurer Illinois Union...