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"Occurrence" construed

Intel Corp. v. Hartford Accident & Indem. Co.

The court holds that a computer circuit manufacturer is entitled to reimbursement under its comprehensive general liability insurance policy of expenses incurred pursuant to a government consent decree requiring it to clean up toxic...

Grisham v. Commercial Union Ins. Co.

The court, on petition for rehearing, replaces its opinion at 21 ELR 20913, and holds that under Arkansas law, cleanup costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (...

Parker Solvents Co. v. Royal Ins. Cos. of Am.

The court holds that under Arkansas law, the phrase "as damages" in the insuring clause of a standard form comprehensive general liability policy does not cover cleanup costs incurred pursuant to a consent decree between the insured and...

Aetna Casualty & Sur. Co. v. Pintlar Corp.

The court holds that insurance companies have a duty to defend an insured chemical company under its comprehensive general liability (CGL) policies against claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for response costs and...

Gerrish Corp. v. Universal Underwriters Ins. Co.

The court holds that an insurance policy, as amended by the insurer's agent to negate the policy's pollution exclusions, provides coverage of state claims for environmental cleanup costs. Although the original policy language excluded...

TBG, Inc. v. Commercial Union Ins. Co.

The court holds that under California law, environmental response costs for actions taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)...