High Court's Chubb Snub Shifts Insurer Approach To Cleanups

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 4:41 PM EST) -- After the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to scrutinize the Ninth Circuit's decision blocking Chubb Insurance Co. from recouping Superfund costs, attorneys say insurers will put more pressure on policyholders to agree to beefed-up cooperation requirements, while continuing to push the issue in other circuits.

Chubb this week hit the end of the road on its attempt to use Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act to recoup the $2.4 million it chipped in on behalf of its policyholder for a...
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