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CPC Int'l, Inc. v. Northbrook Excess & Surplus Ins. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 21270
Nos. 97-2073, -2074, 144 F.3d 35/(1st Cir., 06/01/1998)

The court holds that a corporation's insurance policy covered costs related to the 1979 discovery of contamination resulting from a 1974 perchloroethylene (PERC) spill. The court first notes that under Rhode Island law "property damage" and "occurrence" are inextricably intertwined....

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