Liberty Must Defend Four Loko Injury Suits, 7th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 6:07 PM EDT) -- The maker of Four Loko asked the Seventh Circuit Tuesday to overturn a ruling freeing Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. units from defending it in four lawsuits blaming the drink for injuries and deaths, arguing that the lower court wrongly held that the liquor liability exclusion applied.

Phusion Projects Inc. and Phusion Projects LLC insist that the lower court should not have excused Netherlands Insurance Co. and Indiana Insurance Co. from covering four of five underlying suits claiming that Phusion's Four Loko drinks were dangerous. 

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