Judge Finalizes Jury Orders In Heinz, Starr Insurance Suit

By Steven Trader (November 17, 2015, 10:51 PM EST) -- The final jury instructions and verdict slip form were set Tuesday in a dispute between Heinz and Starr Surplus Insurance over $25 million in coverage for contaminated baby food, after a Pennsylvania federal judge overruled nearly all of both parties' objections to his orders.

After issuing the directions and verdict slip orders on Monday, U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab gave both H.J. Heinz Co. and Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co. until noon on Tuesday to file their objections, as a dispute over whether Heinz lied about its recall history on an insurance application and whether Starr breached its duty to...

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