Horses Are Off The Shelves, But Litigation Will Continue
May 6, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT) -- Regulators, food distributors and, of course, lawyers are scrambling to determine the legal and reputational consequences of the still-growing horse meat scandal that recently hit Europe. Amid the recalls, finger-pointing and consumer outrage at the thought of eating horse meatballs labeled as beef, one thing remains certain: You will have time to bet on many Derby winners before this scandal is fully resolved.
The distribution networks are complex and a multitude of factual determinations will inform fault and what insurance coverage may mitigate the massive losses...