Welch, National Union Debate Policy Wording In 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh urged the First Circuit on Wednesday to uphold a ruling that the insurer must not indemnify Welch Foods Inc. for two deceptive marketing lawsuits over its juice labels, saying Welch's policy excludes coverage for the suits under an antitrust exclusion.

Both sides presented oral arguments Wednesday, a year after a Massachusetts federal judge found that the unfair competition and deceptive trade practices alleged in the underlying suits fall under an antitrust exclusion in National Union's policy with Welch....
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