Majority Of Indiana High Court Affirms Pollution Exclusion Is Ambiguous

Majority Of Indiana High Court Affirms Pollution Exclusion Is Ambiguous

INDIANAPOLIS - The majority of the Indiana Supreme Court on March 22 affirmed that a commercial general liability insurance policy's absolute pollution exclusion is ambiguous and, therefore, must be construed in favor of the insured, which is seeking coverage for environmental cleanup costs arising from an industrial solvent leak (State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. v. Flexdar Inc., et al., No. 49S02-1104-PL-199, Ind. Sup.; 2012 Ind. LEXIS 47).

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