'Shape Up' Maker Tells 5th Circ. Chubb Owes Coverage

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 12:04 PM EDT) -- CSA Nutraceuticals GP LLC told the Fifth Circuit on Wednesday that Chubb Custom Insurance Co. was obligated to provide $20 million in coverage in a settled class action alleging CSA's Shape Up nutritional supplements didn't help consumers lose weight as advertised.

The company launched an opening brief in its appeal of a Texas federal court’s Jan. 30 ruling dismissing coverage claims against Chubb. The lower court found that the insurer did not owe defense coverage because the underlying action alleged economic injuries rather than bodily injuries,...
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