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Insurance Co. Wants Out Of Exploding E-Cig Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2017, 2:53 PM EDT) -- Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Washington federal court to let it off the hook in defending a Spokane vape shop in a suit alleging one of its e-cigarettes exploded in a woman’s mouth, saying its policy doesn’t cover off-site personal injuries.

In the underlying suit, Marlene Rubertt says she suffered a gruesome injury after an e-cig she purchased at Lilac City Vapor “exploded in her mouth and face,” leaving “blood pouring out of her mouth” and several of her teeth on the floor,...
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Case Title

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Bellinger et al


Case Number

2:16-cv-00422

Court

Washington Eastern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

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Stanley A Bastian

Date Filed

December 1, 2016

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