Chubb Off Hook In 'Shape Up' Coverage Dispute

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 8:34 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge ruled Monday that Chubb Custom Insurance Co. is not obligated to cover CSA Nutraceuticals GP LLC in a class action alleging that Shape Up nutritional supplements, endorsed by television show host Dr. Phil, didn't help consumers lose weight as advertised.

In denying CSA's motion for summary judgment while granting Chubb's cross-request, U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson rejected the supplement maker's argument that the insurer owes it about $20 million in coverage because the underlying action alleges a “bodily injury” covered by the...
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