Insurance Coverage And Bisphenol A Actions

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 11:39 AM EDT) -- Bisphenol A, a chemical commonly found in hard, plastic (polycarbonate) bottles, has recently entered the spotlight after several lawsuits were filed against companies using BPA in food and drink containers.

The lawsuits allege that BPA causes various kinds of bodily injuries when it is consumed. In addition, efforts have emerged in the U.S. Congress and several states to ban the substance from food and drink containers.

It is important for companies that may be targets of these lawsuits to understand that their insurance policies may provide...
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