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Wisconsin Supreme Court finds property damage and bodily injury caused by natural gas explosion covered under pollution liability policy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

The Supreme Court of Wisconsin recently held in Acuity v. Chartis Specialty Insurance Company, No. 2013AP1303 (Wisc. Mar. 17, 2015), that property

Georgia Court of Appeals takes narrow view of pollution exclusion in lead-based paint case

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2015

On March 30, 2015, the Court of Appeals of Georgia held that lead-based paint did not qualify as a pollutant for purposes of a standard pollution

April Fool's Day sees national flood insurance rates rise

  • McCarter & English LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2015

So what day would you pick to have your flood insurance premium double? April Fool's Day? You got it. Well, that's a little hyperbolic. Rates aren't

Down in the dumps: court refuses to apply pollution exclusion in landfill seepage case

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Claims involving potential coverage for pollution liability pose unique challenges for insurers. In many cases, the polluting activity occurred

Seventh Circuit applies Indiana choice of law rules to deny insurance coverage for contamination at an Indiana manufacturing facility

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2015

Hoosier land owners sleep well at night knowing that they are insured against liability for environmental contamination because Indiana does not

Separate contract serves to limit insurance coverage for Deepwater Horizon spill, Texas Supreme Court rules

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

The Texas Supreme Court rejected BP’s $750 million claim for coverage under Transocean insurance policies. Since the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil

Multi-million dollar insurance bad faith claim in environmental contamination case affirmed on appeal

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2015

An environmental contamination case resulting in a $3.4 million award for emotional distress and punitive damages due to unfair claims settlement

Wisconsin Supreme Court applies pollution exclusion to well contaminated with manure

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2015

Recently, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the pollution exclusion applies to well water contamination arising from the application of manure to

The new U.S.-Cuba policy: summary of Amendments to CACR EAR Regulations

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • -
  • Cuba, USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

After more than 50 years of severed diplomatic relations, President Obama announced on December 17, 2014, a new path for U.S. relations with Cuba. To

Wisconsin Supreme Court: pollution exclusion bars coverage for well contamination resulting from the application of manure and septage as fertilizer

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

In Wilson Mutual Ins. Co. v. Robert Falk and Jane Falk, 2013AP691 & 2013AP776, and Preisler v. Kuettel's Septic Serv., 2012AP2521, the Wisconsin