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McCarter & English LLP on Insurance Coverage for Greenwashing Claims: It Depends on the Packaging

By J. Wylie Donald and Stephanie Platzman-Diamant, Attorneys, McCarter & English LLP J. Wylie Donald and Stephanie Platzman-Diamant wrote a recent commentary discussing “greenwashing” . They wrote that p urveyors of goods and services seek to cash in on the wave of environmental consciousness...

McCarter & English on Conflicting Interpretations of “Occurrence”: Lessons From the First Climate Change Liability Insurance Case, AES Corporation v. Steadfast Insurance Company

By J. Wylie Donald, David C. Kane, and Lauren E. Ciancia, McCarter & English, LLP The recent decision in AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Co., in which the Supreme Court of Virginia found no "occurrence" in an underlying suit that alleged property damage resulted from the policyholder's...

Even if You Can't Insure the End of Days, You Can Insure Some of the Effects of Climate Change

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English December 22 was to be the day the world ended. But it didn't . The spin put by some on the Mayan calendar didn't pan out and the world continued. Here in Baltimore we didn't buy into the predictions, but just in case, we went looking...