Environmental Liability
News, insights and thought leadership for re/insurance professionals with an interest in environmental liability.

City Tells 9th Circ. Polluter's Insurer Must Cover Cleanup Deal - Law360

A California city told the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday that a lower court wrongly held a former metal plating business's insurance policies don't cover a $1.4 million settlement...
A California city told the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday that a lower court wrongly held a former metal plating business's insurance policies don't cover a $1.4 million settlement...
law360.com / Article / 24 days ago

Federal appeals court asks state high court to take insurance case - Business Insurance

A federal appeals court is asking the Massachusetts Supreme Court to consider whether insurers must cover costs incurred to prevent an imminent covered loss, even if the costs themselves are not covered by the policy.
A federal appeals court is asking the Massachusetts Supreme Court to consider whether insurers must cover costs incurred to prevent an imminent covered loss, even if the costs themselves are not covered by the policy.
businessinsurance.com / Article / 25 days ago

Insurer Needn't Cover Developer's Pollution Suit, Judge Says - Law360

An insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a developer and its owner in a suit alleging that a construction project caused sediment to run off onto a neighboring property...
An insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a developer and its owner in a suit alleging that a construction project caused sediment to run off onto a neighboring property...
law360.com / Article / 1 month ago

Travelers Unit Settles With Oil Co. Over Denied Spill Coverage - Law360

A Texas oil and gas company and a Travelers unit have reached a confidential agreement to end litigation over denied coverage for a saltwater spill that occurred at one of the company's well sites.
A Texas oil and gas company and a Travelers unit have reached a confidential agreement to end litigation over denied coverage for a saltwater spill that occurred at one of the company's well sites.
law360.com / Article / 1 month ago

Mariana v BHP may expand scope of environmental group litigation

The much-anticipated Court of Appeal decision on a claim resulting from Brazil's worst environmental disaster could herald a new era for group litigation against multinationals in the English courts...
The much-anticipated Court of Appeal decision on a claim resulting from Brazil's worst environmental disaster could herald a new era for group litigation against multinationals in the English courts...
Article / 2 months ago

Munich Re loses dispute over silica cleanup, damages - Business Insurance

A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of an Iowa reinsurer in a dispute with a Munich Re unit over cleanup and property damages related to construction that created silica dust.
A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling in favor of an Iowa reinsurer in a dispute with a Munich Re unit over cleanup and property damages related to construction that created silica dust.
businessinsurance.com / Article / 2 months ago

Jury rules for gas company in dispute with Chubb unit - Business Insurance

A jury in state court in New York Tuesday ruled in favor of Brooklyn Union Gas Co. in two-decades-old environmental remediation litigation against a Chubb Ltd. unit...
A jury in state court in New York Tuesday ruled in favor of Brooklyn Union Gas Co. in two-decades-old environmental remediation litigation against a Chubb Ltd. unit...
businessinsurance.com / Article / 2 months ago

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