3rd Circ. Upholds Electrolux Win In Fridge Fire Row

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday upheld Electrolux Home Products Inc.'s win in an insurance company's suit alleging one of Electrolux's refrigerators caused a fire the insurer covered, saying a lower court correctly considered the insurer's alleged failure to preserve a critical piece of evidence.

Indemnity Insurance Co. of North America, a subsidiary of ACE Ltd., said a federal district court erred in determining that a jury could draw an adverse inference from its failure to preserve the evidence, and also erred in prohibiting the company's counsel...
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