Insurer Has Duty To Defend Insureds, Pennsylvania Federal Judge Finds

PITTSBURGH - An insurer has a duty to defend its insureds against underlying claims stemming from environmental contamination because the policy at issue does not clearly exclude coverage for the underlying claims, a Pennsylvania federal judge said March 19 (Wiseman Oil Co. et al., v. TIG Insurance Co. et al., No. 11-1011, W.D. Pa.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37501).

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