Aurora Sues Insurer Over Defense Costs In Milk MDL

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Organic milk supplier Aurora Dairy Corp. has sued liability insurer Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co. for allegedly failing to provide defense coverage in a slew of consumer class actions that claim the dairy company’s milk was falsely certified as organic.

The Boulder, Colo.-based dairy company filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado seeking a declaration that Nationwide has a duty to defend it in at least one of the 13 class action suits pending against Aurora Dairy. The dairy company also...
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