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Olin Corp. v. Insurance Co. of N. Am.

The court affirms a district court decision finding the insurer of a former pesticide manufacturing plant liable for only $11,297 of the approximate $4 million the manufacturer spent remediating soil and groundwater contamination at the...

Guaranty Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Azrock Indus. Inc.

The court holds that an insurer has a duty to indemnify an asbestos tile manufacturer for underlying asbestos-related personal injury claims that were triggered during the one-year commercial general liability policy period. The...

Spartan Petroleum Co. v. Federated Mut. Ins. Co.

The court holds that under South Carolina law, an insurer must indemnify its insured for gasoline damage caused to a third-party claimant's property if the insured's third-party liability policy was still in effect when the underground...

Exxon Corp. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co.

The court denies an insurer's motion to stay the proceedings and grants partial summary judgment to the insured corporation in an indemnification suit for personal injury damages resulting from the inhalation of sludge fumes. The court...

Lindsay Manufacturing Co. v. Hartford Accident & Indem. Co.

The court holds that, pursuant to Nebraska law, the "as damages" language in a comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policy issued to a manufacturing company that disposed of spent pickle liquor into an open, unlined waste pit...

Metro Wastewater Reclamation Dist. v. Continental Casualty Co.

The court holds that the insurers of a local sewage authority are not required to defend the authority against claims brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under §122 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...

Harleysville Mut. Ins. Co. v. Sussex County

The court holds that two insurance companies have no duty to defend or indemnify a Delaware county for future costs resulting from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) administrative proceedings under the Comprehensive...

LaSalle Nat'l Trust, N.A. v. Schaffner

The court holds that three insurance companies have a duty to defend the former owners of a contaminated site against the current owner's suit for response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and...

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....

Aetna Casualty & Sur. Co. v. General Dynamics Corp.

The court holds that a district court erred when it interpreted pollution exclusion clauses in comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policies as not relieving an insurer of its duty to defend and reimburse an insured for its...