Insurance Co. Sues Pepsi Over Taco Bell Fire

Law360, New York (February 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The insurance company for a Taco Bell restaurant outside Cleveland that burned down in 2007 has sued PepsiCo Inc. and a maker of drink dispensers, claiming that a defective Pepsi soda fountain caused the fire.

Donegal Mutual Insurance Co. filed the suit in Ohio state court last month, and it was removed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Wednesday.

The suit deals with a fire that took place Jan. 10, 2007, in the Cleveland suburb of Westlake. The suit claims...
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