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Boston Gas Co. v. Century Indem. Co.

The First Circuit certified to the Massachusetts Supreme Court questions concerning the allocation of liability in a dispute over the extent of insurance coverage owed for a gas company's strict liability for environmental cleanup costs...

Nascimento v. Preferred Mut. Ins. Co.

The First Circuit held that under Massachusetts law, an insurance company has no contractual obligation to defend or indemnify an individual in an environmental liability suit brought against him by his neighbors for soil contamination...

Aluminum Co. of Am. v. Accident & Casualty Ins. Co.

The court affirms a trial court's holdings regarding insurance coverage for an aluminurn producing company for environmental damage under comprehensive general liability (CGL) policies and for property damage under differences in...

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...

Lumbermens Mut. Casualty Co. v. Belleville Indus.

The court holds that the "sudden and accidental" exception to the pollution exclusion clause in a comprehensive general liability insurance policy does not require an insurer to provide coverage of an insured manufacturing company's...