A Guide To A Product Maker's Insurance Needs

Law360, Los Angeles (January 26, 2016, 5:35 PM EST) -- H.J. Heinz Co.'s recall of lead-tainted baby food and the shutdown of a Foster Poultry Farms facility because of a cockroach infestation show the need for product manufacturers across all industries to carry a wide variety of insurance policies.

Here, attorneys break down the types of coverage that are essential for product makers to ensure they're protected from any risk that arises.

General Liability

General liability insurance, which covers claims for property damage and bodily injury to third parties, is the "basic backbone policy" that every product manufacturer should have, according to Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP partner Joseph D. Jean....

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