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Verlan, Ltd. v. John L. Armitage & Co.

Citation: 19 ELR 20330
No. No. 87 C 5121, 695 F. Supp. 955/(N.D. Ill., 09/06/1988)

The court, applying Illinois law, holds that claims for response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) are not "damages" under a comprehensive general liability insurance policy. CERCLA cost recovery actions do not seek damages, but seek the equitable remedy of restitution....

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