Chubb Says Coke Not Covered For Texas Worker's Injuries
By Angela Childers (September 16, 2021, 7:15 PM EDT) -- Chubb Limited Insurance Co. argued in a filing that it has no duty to defend a Coca-Cola bottler in an underlying lawsuit filed by an employee in Texas who was injured in a forklift accident.
The insurer and transport firm Marten Transport Ltd. filed a motion for declaratory judgment Tuesday in Georgia court to force Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages to stop pursuing "frivolous action" by repeatedly demanding that Marten indemnify it in the underlying suit.
Marten and Coca-Cola Bottlers' Sales & Services Co. LLC entered into an agreement in 2018 whereby Marten would handle the intrastate and interstate commerce for the transportation...
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