Mealey's Insurance - Pollution Exclusion Does Not Bar Coverage For Injuries, Texas Federal Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - Pollution Exclusion Does Not Bar Coverage For Injuries, Texas Federal Judge Says

HOUSTON - An insurer has no duty to defend an insured for an underlying personal injury action because the caustic materials that caused the underlying plaintiff's injuries were not dispersed as required by the terms of the pollution exclusion, a Texas federal judge said July 7 (The Burlington Insurance Co. v. JC Instride Inc. et al., No. 13-2844, S.D. Texas; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91441).

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