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Olin Corp. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London

The court vacated and remanded a lower court decision ordering an insurance company to indemnify a chemical manufacturer for liability incurred as a result of environmental contamination at four sites near Niagara Falls. The district...

Maryland Casualty Co. v. Wausau Chem. Corp.

The court holds that an insurance company must indemnify a chemical company for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) response costs incurred pursuant to a consent decree with the U.S....

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...