Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Pollution Exclusion Bars Coverage For Oil Spill, Mass. Appeals Panel Says

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Pollution Exclusion Bars Coverage For Oil Spill, Mass. Appeals Panel Says

BOSTON - An insurer has no duty to provide coverage beyond $5,000 for property damage caused by an oil spill because the policy's pollution exclusion bars additional coverage, the Massachusetts Appeals Court said July 2 (Frank Izdebski v. Hanover Insurance Group Inc., Nos. 12-P-1950, 12-P-1951, Mass. App.; 2014 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 814).

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