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H.R. 2877, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Colony Ins. Co. v. Victory Constr. LLC

ELR Case

A district court ruled that an insurance company owes no coverage for injuries from a carbon monoxide leak. A construction company allegedly negligently installed ventilation for a natural gas pool heater and failed to warn against the...

Colony Ins. Co. v. Victory Constr. LLC

ELR Case

A district court ruled that an insurance company owes no coverage for injuries from a carbon monoxide leak. A construction company allegedly negligently installed ventilation for a natural gas pool heater and failed to warn against the...

PCS Phosphate Co. v. American Home Assurance Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a company in two underlying actions seeking contribution for past and future costs incurred at a PCB-contaminated site. The company had sent transformers to the...

John Sexton Sand & Gravel Corp. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that an insurance company need not defend the owner of a landfill in an underlying CERCLA suit for recovery costs. The policy provided coverage for "wrongful entry," and the owner argued this provision applied...

Century Surety Co. v. DeLoach

ELR Case

A Texas appellate court held that an insurance company has a duty to defend its insured in underlying lawsuits stemming from a sinkhole formed by the insured's waste disposal well operations. The insurance company argued that it had no...

Louisiana Generating L.L.C. v. Illinois Union Insurance Co.

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit held that under New York law, an insurance company has a duty to defend a power company in an underlying lawsuit filed against it by EPA and Louisiana's environmental agency for alleged CAA and state law violations....

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. v. Flexdar, Inc.

ELR Case

The Indiana Supreme Court held that an insurance company must provide coverage to a manufacturer for TCE contamination even though the policy contained an absolute pollution exclusion clause. The pollution exclusion clause excluded...