No Coverage Owed To Costco For Product Liability Suit, California Panel Affirms

Mealey's (October 28, 2015, 11:09 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California appeals panel on Oct. 27 affirmed a lower court’s ruling that no coverage is owed to Costco Wholesale Corp. for a product liability lawsuit because it is not an additional insured under a general liability insurance policy that was issued to a tire manufacturer (Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Tokio Marine And Nichido Fire Insurance Company Limited, et. al., No. B250794, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 5).

(Opinion available. Document #13-151029-017Z.)

Product Liability

In 2006, Costco Wholesale Corp. sued Tokio Marine &...
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