Louisiana Pie Maker Sues Fire Suppression Company, Insurers

January 4, 2013

New Orleans pie maker Simon Hubig Company Inc., whose Louisiana plant was destroyed in a blaze six months ago, has sued the Kenner company that created and maintained its fire suppression system.pie

The Times-Picayune reported the lawsuit, filed in New Orleans Civil District Court, alleges Fire & Safety Commodities’ “system failed, causing the complete destruction of the Hubig’s facility.”

Simon Hubig Company names Fire & Safety Commodities and two of that firm’s insurance companies, Arch Insurance Co. and Arch Excess and Surplus Insurance Co. Hubig seeks unspecified damages in the lawsuit filed earlier this month.

Hubig’s facility was destroyed in the early morning hours of July 27.

The newspaper reports a woman who answered the phone at Fire & Safety Commodities Wednesday morning declined comment.

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