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Policyholders Face Stormy Seas in Fifth Circuit Case
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

An issue often arises in property damage claims about whether the loss was caused by a single “occurrence”, or more than one “occurrence”


Failure to Provide Notice to Excess Insurer Dooms Insurance Recovery for Environmental Settlement
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2016

A California appellate court recently affirmed a lower court decision that had concluded that an insured's failure to obtain consent from its excess


California Insurance Commissioner Asks Insurers to Exit Thermal Coal Investments
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

On January 25 the California Insurance Commissioner issued a press release, and also sent email messages to insurers licensed in California


Illinois Appellate Court Rejects Insurer Contention That “Broad and General” Pollution Exclusion Barred Mold-Related Claims
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2016

Certain jurisdictions interpret the pollution exclusion more expansively than others, but a recent Illinois decision interpreting Texas law suggests


Aggregate Limits in Insurance Policies - Do They Apply to Environmental Claims?
  • SandRun Risk
  • USA
  • January 24 2016

When a company is faced with environmental liabilities, it is important to review the company’s insurance policies. In addition to evaluating the


Oregon Magistrate Judge: Environmental Claims Exclusion Includes Indian Tribes’ Claims
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

In an insurance case attracting the attention of many insurance companies, Century Indemnity Company v. Marine Group, LLP, et al., a U.S. Magistrate


Vermont: First-Party Pollution Exclusions Are Not Confined to Traditional Environmental Pollution
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

Courts in a number of American states, notably California, have found that pollution exclusions in first-party policies are "inherently ambiguous"


Illinois Appellate Court rejects insurer contention that "broad and general" pollution exclusion barred mold-related claims
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2015

Certain jurisdictions interpret the pollution exclusion more expansively than others, see, e.g., Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. C.A


Insurer bound by renewal endorsement in expiring policy to offer “substantially similar” coverage despite known losses
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2015

In a somewhat unusual insurance coverage case, the Third Circuit gave teeth to a “renewal” clause contained within a ten-year pollution and


When is a policy renewal not a renewal?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

Acquiring adequate insurance coverage against environmental risks, in particular the spill or release of pollutants or contaminants in day-to-day