Insurer Zurich Wants Out Of Covering Recorded Calls Suit

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Zurich American Insurance Co. brought suit Wednesday in California state court seeking a court declaration that it is not obligated to defend a bottled water manufacturer accused of illegally recording customers’ phone calls.

The insurer denies any obligation to defend DS Waters of America Inc. in a suit brought by consumer Adam Press, saying the policy it issued to DS Waters does not cover the alleged damages in Press’ underlying complaint.

Specifically, Zurich said the policy it issued to DS Waters, which was effective from November...
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