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Notice-of-claim requirement

Charter Int'l Oil Co. v. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co.

A district court held that an oil company's claims against its insurer for the costs of cleaning up and redeveloping a parcel of land on the shore of the Sakonnet River in Rhode Island under a 1992 consent agreement are not time barred...

New York v. Ludlow's Sanitary Landfill, Inc.

The court holds that an insurer need not provide coverage to a metal manufacturer that failed to give the insurer timely notice of a state claim seeking remediation of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination. The manufacturer's...

American Ins. Co. v. Fairchild Indus., Inc.

The court holds that insurers have no duty to indemnify or defend an insured against Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act and state-law claims brought by New York State for remediation of contamination...

New York v. Blank

The court holds that pollution exclusion clauses in three comprehensive general liability insurance policies do not relieve insurers of their duty to defend a pesticide company and its president in a suit by the state of New York under...

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...

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,...