Arch Tries To Duck Coverage For Diacetyl Injury Suits

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT) -- Arch Specialty Insurance Co. on Thursday hit flavor ingredient company Citrus & Allied Essences Ltd. with a declaratory judgment suit in New York court seeking to avoid coverage for personal injury claims over exposure to buttered popcorn flavoring diacetyl.

Arch claims that it does not owe Citrus defense and indemnity under two commercial liability umbrella policies for a slew of lawsuits alleging bodily injuries related to the chemical because the claims do not fall under any coverage provisions; the insured failed to notify Arch of the...
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