8th Circ. Lets Insurer Off Hook For Carbon Monoxide Death

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Tuesday ruled that an insurer can deny coverage to a woman who was injured and whose husband died when carbon monoxide was released in their Nebraska home, finding that pollution exclusions in the policies preclude coverage.

In a published opinion, the appeals court panel affirmed the Nebraska federal court’s order finding that Church Mutual Insurance Co. does not have to indemnify Cheryl Green and the estate of John Green despite their argument that the terms of the policies with regard to pollutants...
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