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Clean Air Act insurance defense coverage
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

An electric utility was alleged by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to have made major modifications to its facility, resulting in excess


Eighth Circuit holds pollution exclusion applicable to sealant fumes
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

In its recent decision in United Fire & Cas. Co. v. Titan Contrs. Serv., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 8879 (8th Cir. May 13, 2014), the United States Court


Wisconsin Supreme Court issues two rulings finding manure and septage to be “pollutants”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin issued two decisions - Preisler v. General Casualty Ins. Co., 2014 WL 7373070 (Dec. 30, 2014


Recent decisions from the Indiana Court of Appeals and Indiana Supreme Court find absolute pollution exclusion overbroad and ambiguous
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

In State Automobile Insurance Co. v. DMY Realty Co., LLP,977 N.E.2d 411 (Ind. Ct. App. Oct. 23, 2012) (No. 49A05-1109-PL-486), the Indiana Court of


5th Circuit holds policy covers EPA suit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2013

In a coverage dispute based on underlying environmental litigation, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that Illinois Union Insurance Co. must


United States Supreme Court keeps insurance company from seeking recovery of payments under CERCLA claim
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

The United States Supreme Court recently refused to review a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision barring an insurer's attempt to seek recovery


Three courts address whether administrative agency actions trigger obligations under general liability policies
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

There is a substantial body of case law relating to whether various administrative agency actions against a policyholder give rise to an insurer's


Second Circuit rules that excess insurer may owe indemnity for environmental property damage outside policy periods
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

Reversing a New York district court opinion, the Second Circuit ruled that notwithstanding New York's endorsement of pro rata allocation, language in


The Alabama Supreme Court affirms aggregating toxic spills into one occurrence, as they were the policyholder’s routine practice for fifteen years
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2013

In Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London v. Southern National Gas Co. (Ala. June 18, 2013), the Alabama Supreme Court upheld a jury verdict finding


Arkansas Supreme Court finds the pollution exclusion ambiguous, triggering the insurer’s duty to defend
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2012

In Scottsdale Insurance Co. v. Morrow Land Valley Co., No. 11-905 (Ark. May 31, 2012), the Arkansas Supreme Court held that an insurance policy's