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Red Arrow Prods. Co. v. Employers Ins. of Wausau

The court holds that an insurer need not indemnify or defend a food flavoring company under insurance policies issued to the company's predecessor for claims arising out of the company's liability at a national priorities list site. The...

Employers Ins. of Wausau v. Duplan Corp.

The court holds that under New York law, insurers are not obligated to defend and indernnify a clothing manufacturer from private and government damage claims stemming from contamination at the manufacturer's New York and Virgin Islands...

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...

Paul Oil Co. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.

The court holds that an insurance company has no duty to defend or indemnify a property owner in a suit alleging gasoline contamination of an adjacent property. The court first holds that the insurance company was liable only for claims...

Dryden Oil Co. of New England v. Travelers Indem. Co.

The court holds that under Massachusetts law the insurers of an oil manufacturing company have no duty to defend and indemnify the company under their property damage and personal injury policies against a suit by the company's former...

CPC Int'l, Inc. v. Aerojet-General Corp.

Applying Michigan law to an insurance dispute, the court adopts the doctrines of known-risk and loss-in-progress, and denies coverage because the insured's environmental director knew or reasonably should have known of a substantial...

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

The court holds that a tank truck company is not entitled to summary judgment on claims against its insurers for indemnification of costs resulting from a government action against it under the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...

Bituminous Casualty Corp. v. Vacuum Tanks, Inc.

The court holds that an insurer does not have the duty to defend a policyholder against a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) claim where evidence of the policies' existence is available, but...