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Chesapeake Utils. Corp. v. American Home Assurance Co.

Citation: 19 ELR 20786
No. No. 86-501-JLL, 704 F. Supp. 551/28 ERC 1888/(D. Del., 01/09/1989)

The court rules that under Maryland and Delaware law the term "damages" in a comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policy may include environmental cleanup costs. The court first holds that claims arising from contamination of the insured's Maryland and Delaware sites will be resolved under Maryland and Delaware law respectively....

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