FEAR OF LAWSUITS PROMPTS THE HARTFORD’S PREEMPTIVE STRIKE AGAINST PEANUT SUPPLIER
According to Alexandra D. Lahav , of the Mass Tort Litigation Blog , The Hartford has filed a declaratory judgement action against the Peanut Corporation of America, “presumably to avoid paying out on claims arising out of the spate of lawsuits we are about to see arising out of salmonella poisoning in peanut butter products.”
Ah, those ever thoughtful insurance companies. It is reassuring to know that The Hartford has seen the writing on the wall, and is doing everything in its power to avoid its obligations to the individuals who paid it for the “protection” of it’s insurance policies.
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