Missouri Law Applies To Lead Contamination Dispute, Appeals Panel Determines

ST. LOUIS - The Eastern District Missouri Appeals Court on April 16 determined that Missouri law, not New York law, should be applied to a coverage dispute regarding environmental contamination caused by the insured's operation of lead smelter plants and reinstated a jury's verdict of $62 million entered in the insured's favor (The Doe Run Resources Corp. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London, et al., No. ED98086, Mo. App., E.D.; 2013 Mo. App. LEXIS 468).

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