Chartis Should Foot Supplement Bill, Insurer Says

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 2:31 PM EST) -- Lafayette Insurance Co. is arguing that it has exhausted its policy limits in covering product liability claims for a supplement manufacturer and that excess insurer Chartis Specialty Insurance Co. should pick up the remaining coverage responsibilities.

American Intentional Group Inc. subsidiary Chartis has used “heavy-handed and obstructive tactics” to avoid its contractual duty to defend Wright Enrichment Inc. in a multidistrict litigation alleging Wright's Total Body products are tainted with chromium and selenium and have sickened users, Lafayette said in a complaint filed Thursday in the...
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