Zurich To Provide Pollution Coverage For Contractors

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Global property and casualty insurance provider Zurich Financial Services Group has begun offering pollution liability policies from contractors in the central North and Northeast as the company expands its environmental liability coverage in the U.S.

The insurer's Zurich Integrated Products Unit announced Tuesday the availability of coverage in 20 U.S. states for contractors' pollution liability and site-specific pollution liability.

The contractor's pollution liability policies will cover third-party claims against contractors for “pollution events,” Zurich said. Those policies will cover claims made during the policy period, using...
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