Calif. Court Revives Coverage Fight Over 3 Pollution Suits

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 6:53 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Monday unraveled a ruling that Transport Insurance Co. must defend an additional insured against three property damage lawsuits tied to pollution from dry cleaning chemicals, finding the trial court decision mistakenly relied on the coverage expectations of the named insured.

In a partially published decision, the appeals court vacated a summary adjudication order in favor of R&R Street & Co. and National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. in a coverage battle sparked by lawsuits brought by the city of...
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