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Texas Court of Appeals holds excess insurer obligated to pay after primary insurers settled for less than full limits of underlying policies

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

An appellate court in Texas reversed summary judgment for an excess insurer, finding that the primary insurers did not have to exhaust policy limits

NE Supreme Court issues insurer-friendly decision on the applicability of the pollution exclusion

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

In interpreting the scope of the pollution exclusion, one question seems to appear in case after case what exactly does the pollution

Pollution exclusion doesn’t bar coverage for worker exposed to hazardous chemicals that were not “dispersed”

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2014

A federal district court in Texas strictly construed a pollution exclusion in finding that hazardous materials embedded in mud were not "dispersed"

Infrastructure, insurance, and climate change oh my!

  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2014

When it comes to insurance coverage for key infrastructure assets, several fundamental questions emerge:Can our current infrastructure withstand sea

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

The AGs of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and the U.S. Department of Justice simultaneously filed acomplaint and proposed final judgment in the U.S

Superstorm Sandy litigation ruling on hold pending parallel mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

By way of update to our previous report on 8 May 2013, on 12 August 2014 the New York federal court managing the consolidated Superstorm Sandy

Texas Supreme Court accepts certified question regarding whether “suit” includes administrative proceeding

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The Texas Supreme Court has accepted a certified question from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals whether an insurer has the duty to defend in

Eleventh Circuit affirms district court holding under Alabama law that policies are not triggered by property damage occurring prior to inception

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court's findings that CGL policies issued decades after property contamination do

Fifth Circuit holds that a TPEE in a CGL policy can exclude pollution claims even in the face of a UREC

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Texas law, held that a Total Pollution Exclusion Endorsement in a CGL Policy did not irreconcilably

New York High Court limits reach of late disclaimer statute, finding it applies only to death and bodily injury claims

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

The Court of Appeals of New York found that three insurers had not, by operation of New York’s late disclaimer statute, waived their right to