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McCarter & English on the Continuing Debate Over the Breadth and Limits of the Exclusion for "Water Under the Ground Surface" in First-Party Policies
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Community Staff

By Sherilyn Pastor, Brian J. Osias, Jerry P. Sattin, and Cynthia S. Betz, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The insurance industry has done little or nothing to resolve an ongoing dispute about policy language related to a subsurface water exclusion... Read More

Release of Asbestos During Ceiling Renovation Falls Within Pollution Exclusion of Property Insurance
Posted on 25 Aug 2011 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Samuel H. Ruby, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC A California Court of Appeal has held that the release of asbestos in and about a condominium complex during the scraping of acoustical "popcorn" ceiling falls within a property... Read More

Nevada Supreme Court Finds An Earth Movement Exclusion Ambiguous, by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Andrew B. Downs and Kristol Bradley Ginapp, Attorneys, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC The Nevada Supreme Court recently held that a property insurance policy's earth movement exclusion was ambiguous because, unlike some other earth movement exclusions... Read More

Naan Bread. Make That No Bread For Policyholder. 11th Circuit Holds That Aroma Of Indian Food Is A Pollutant
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by Randy J. Maniloff

Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP This spring the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the aroma of Indian food is a pollutant within the terms of a pollution exclusion. Despite its best effort to curry favor with the court, the policyholder... Read More