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Technicon Elecs. Corp. v. American Home Assurance Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20380
542 N.E.2d 1048/30 ERC 1306/74 N.Y.2d 66, (N.Y., 06/30/1989)

The New York Court of Appeals holds that an insurer has no duty to indemnify or defend the insured, since the pollution exclusion clause of the insured's comprehensive general liability insurance policy bars coverage for environmental cleanup costs if the discharges were not "sudden and accidental." Residents of a community in Puerto Rico, locat...

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