Insurer Wants Pepsi's Chromium Atty Fee Claims Nixed

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 3:12 PM EDT) -- OneBeacon America Insurance Co. has asked a court to toss certain claims for defense fees in Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Co.'s lawsuit seeking coverage for underlying actions over injuries from chromium exposure at a site in California, saying Pepsi has failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.

The current action improperly encompasses the subject matter of an arbitration order in a related pending state court action, OneBeacon said a motion filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California....
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