Who says E. Coli doesn't pay? From New Jersey:
A New Jersey court has ruled against an insurance company, siding with Taco Bell Restaurants in a case involving coverage for business losses as a result of food contamination in 2006.
The so-called "Taco Bell Outbreak" of E. coli, allegedly traced to lettuce delivered to some northeastern Taco Bell franchises, led Lloyds Market to assert that its $0 sublimit precludes insurance coverage for incidents stemming for any alleged involvement of a "supplier" and refused to cover the losses.
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In the case, Quick Service Management Inc. vs. Underwriters of Lloyds, et al., the Superior Court of New Jersey granted a partial summary judgment, saying Taco Bell should be compensated for its business losses after allegedly contaminated lettuce was served in some menu items.