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Excess liability policy

Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc. v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co.

The court reverses and remands a district court's allocation of insurance coverage costs between an insured and its excess insurers for soil, groundwater, and wetlands contamination at the insured's tank truck terminal. The court first...

GenCorp, Inc. v. American Int'l Underwriters

The court holds that, under Ohio law, excess insurance policies that "follow form" to—or provide coverage on the same terms as—underlying unbrella insurance policies incorporate a pollution exclusion endorsement included in the...

National Elec. Mfrs. Ass'n v. Gulf Underwriters Ins. Co.

The court holds that an excess insurer did not have a duty to defend a trade association against negligence claims arising from standards the association set for its members' use of manganese in welding rods. A group of welders had sued...

Koppers Co. v. Aetna Casualty & Sur. Co.

The court affirms a district court decision that under Pennsylvania law a manufacturer is entitled to indemnification from its excess liability insurers for property damage resulting from environmental contamination at its manufacturing...