Starr Can't Pass Buck On $2.8M Barge Salvage: 2nd Circ.

By Jeff Sistrunk (May 29, 2019, 9:01 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Wednesday affirmed that Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. cannot put a pollution liability insurer on the hook for the $2.8 million it paid toward a shipper's costs to salvage two oil barges that ran aground, agreeing with a lower court that pollution coverage doesn't apply because there was no "substantial threat" of an oil spill....

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