Mealey's Insurance - Judge Reclassifies Costs Related To Environmental Remediation Investigation

Mealey's Insurance - Judge Reclassifies Costs Related To Environmental Remediation Investigation

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon federal judge on March 7 partially granted an umbrella liability insurer's summary judgment motion after determining that costs related to an environmental remediation investigation should be classified as defense costs and not indemnity costs by the primary insurer (Siltronic Corp. v. Employers Insurance Company of Wausau et al., No. 11-1493, D. Ore.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29399).

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