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CERCLA action a "suit" for purposes of CGL policy, Texas Supreme Court rules
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

Answering a certified question from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Texas Supreme Court determined that an enforcement proceeding under the

Insurance coverage for environmental claims: Texas supremes hold CGL policy provides coverage for CERCLA enforcement
  • Rogers Townsend & Thomas PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Texas has joined a growing number of jurisdictions which have ruled that enforcement actions by EPA can qualify as a “suit” in a CGL insurance policy

Texas joins majority of states holding that EPA’s CERCLA proceedings constitute a 'suit' under standard-form CGL policies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

In response to a certified question from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Supreme Court of Texas ruled that proceedings conducted

Supreme Court of Texas says EPA cleanup directive is a “suit” under commercial general liability insurance policies
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

The Supreme Court of Texas has ruled that CERCLA enforcement proceedings brought by the EPA are a "suit" as that term is used in commercial general

Texas Supreme Court rules that CERCLA PRP letters and enforcement proceedings are “suits” subject to the duty to defend under standard CGL insurance policies
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 26, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court held that enforcement proceedings under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and

Class action round-up - spring 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robinssetting the stage for an important decision on whether a

Are we seeing a revival in Michigan environmental insurance coverage?
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, on Feb. 3, 2015, ruled in favor of a policyholder seeking insurance coverage for

Endorsement trumps exclusions when evaluating coverage
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

A Florida federal court has ruled an endorsement specifically covering crop dusting trumped an exclusion in a coverage dispute involving the

Houston flooding and lawyers - a climate change informed view
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

"After a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, litigation often follows to determine who will pay for the consequences." Mariner Energy, Inc. v

Corporate Counsel publishes “D&O insurance for environmental liability exposures”
  • Bowditch & Dewey
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

Last week, Corporate Counsel published an article that we wrote on environmental liability exposures for corporate directors and officers. You can