We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 1,400

Sustainable Construction: Too Good to Be True?
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

Over the past decade, sustainableor greenconstruction has moved from the periphery into the spotlight in many parts of the country


South Carolina Court Of Appeals Adopts Broad Interpretation Of Pollution Exclusion
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

The South Carolina Court of Appeals held that coverage for foul but otherwise harmless odors from a sewerage system was precluded by a pollution


Georgia Supreme Court Holds Coverage For Injuries From Lead-Based Paint Excluded By Policy’s Absolute Pollution Exclusion
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

The Georgia Supreme Court has held that an absolute pollution exclusion in a CGL policy bars coverage for injuries due to lead-based paint ingestion


A “Suit” by Any Other Name: Ninth Circuit Rules CERCLA 104(e) Letter Triggers Duty to Defend
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

Recently, we wrote about the breadth of the "duty to defend," and its importance to policyholders. As if on cue, late last week the Ninth Circuit


2016 Summary of New Maine Laws: State of Maine 127th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

The new laws highlighted in this summary are those most relevant to our clients and does not include all laws enacted this past session. This summary


Circuit Court Says Superfund Request for Information Triggers Insurer’s Defense Obligation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

The 9th Circuit confirmed that an EPAs request for information letter investigating a Superfund cleanup site is a “suit” triggering an insurer’s duty


House passes private flood Insurance Bill by unanimous vote
  • BuckleySandler LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

On April 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act (H.R. 2901) by a unanimous vote of


When a “Pollutant by Any Other Name” Is Not a Pollutant
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

In most jurisdictions, determining whether a pollution exclusion in a commercial general liability (CGL) policy precludes coverage for a particular


New York High Court Gives the Bronx Cheer to Insurers’ Pro Rata Allocation and Exhaustion Arguments
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

Over time, New York's courts have erected multiple barriers to policyholders seeking to recover insurance for long-tail, progressive injury


New York’s Highest Court Holds All Sums Allocation And Vertical Exhaustion Applied To Excess Insurance Coverage For Asbestos Claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

On May 3, 2016, the Court of Appeals of New York issued its opinion in In re Viking Pump, No. 59, 2016 WL 1735790, and found that "all sums"