Insurer, Egg Producer Settle $7M Bird Flu Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 9:49 PM EST) -- Illinois Union Insurance Co. and one of the nation's largest egg-laying operations have settled a $7 million Minnesota federal case over coverage concerning 8 million hens killed following an avian flu outbreak, according to court papers filed Monday.

Rembrandt and Illinois Union had disagreed as to whether the policy limits of $5 million for business interruption and $2 million for remediation provided coverage for losses stemming from “pollution conditions” at covered sites. Details of the settlement were not available on Monday.

U.S. District Court Judge Paul...
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