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"Contaminants" construed

Parks Real Estate Purchasing Group v. National Union Fire Ins. Co.

The court vacated and remanded a lower court's grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurance company in a case involving building damage caused by particulate matter emanating from the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers. The...

Enron Oil Trading & Transp. Co. v. Walbrook Ins. Co.

The court holds that a general liability insurance policy's pollution exclusion clause does not bar coverage for losses resulting from the addition of a foreign substance to crude oil travelling through a pipeline. An oil company that...

New Castle County v. Hartford Accident & Indem. Co.

The court holds in a case of first impression under Delaware law that the term "contaminants" in a comprehensive general liability policy pollution exclusion clause is unambiguous and carries no implied scienter element. The court holds...