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Eighth Circuit rules that the absolute pollution exclusion applies to the “release” of hazardous lead materials but not to the “distribution” of hazardous lead materials as a product
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

In two related coverage actions, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit addressed the application of the absolute pollution exclusion in


Pollution exclusion: “sudden and accidental” applied to legacy clean-up sites
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2014

The "sudden and accidental" discharge exception to the pollution exclusion provision of most environmental insurance policies has been the subject of


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


Renewal Notices Must Warn of Major Changes in Coverage
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

California Insurance Code 678 provides as to personal lines policies (such as homeowners, auto or personal liability): “(a) At least 45 days


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


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed


5th Circuit holds late notice bars coverage under buy-back pollution coverage
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2013

In its recent decision in Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. v. SGS Petroleum Service Corp., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 12425 (5th Cir. 2013), the United


California Supreme Court holds that the all-sums-with-stacking rule applies to continuous losses
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2012

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court in State of California v. Continental Ins. Co., Super. Ct. No. 239784 (Aug. 9, 2012), held that in a “continuous trigger” loss, the State of California could secure the full policy limits of each applicable policy “so long as the carriers insured the subject property at some point in time during the loss itself.”


U.S. Dodges OPA Claim But Must Defend Against Insurer’s Negligence Claims
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2017

On September 15, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit released a significant Oil Pollution Act (OPA) ruling. The case is Ironshore


New York court holds UST sublimit applicable to underlying loss
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2014

In its recent decision in Two Farms, Inc. v. Greenwich Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1629 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 7, 2014), the United States District Court