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"Claims-made" pollution liability policy

International Ins. Co. v. RSR Corp.

The court affirms a district court order holding that an insurer must indemnify a lead smelting company for cleanup costs and expenses resulting from lead pollution at the company's facility in West Dallas, Texas. Although the company...

Matador Petroleum Corp. v. St. Paul Surplus Lines Ins. Co.

Applying Texas law, the court holds that an insurer properly denied an oil company coverage for a discharge of pollutants that contaminated adjacent property and waterways. The pollution was caused when a drilling pit collapsed in the...

Windham Solid Waste Management Dist. v. National Casualty Co.

The court holds that letters from a state agency demanding that a solid waste management district remediate landfill contamination constitute a claim that was made before the district's liability insurance policy went into effect,...

Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. v. Triangle Indus., Inc.

The court, applying New Jersey law, holds that comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policies containing original and modified pollution exclusion provisions do not provide an insured manufacturer of cable and wire with...