Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - New York Appeals Court Affirms No Coverage Owed For Underlying Lead Suit

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - New York Appeals Court Affirms No Coverage Owed For Underlying Lead Suit

ALBANY, N.Y. - An insurer has no duty to defend its insured against an underlying personal injury suit arising out of lead exposure because the insurer submitted sufficient evidence that it properly notified its insured of the addition of a lead exclusion to the policy, the New York Court of Appeals said April 3 (Preferred Mutual Insurance Co. v. John Donnelly, et al., No. 128 SSM 6, N.Y. App.; 2014 N.Y. LEXIS 660).

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