Case Study: Westport Insurance V. Appleton Papers

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 12:08 PM EDT) -- One of the most thorough decisions to be handed down recently in the area of insurance coverage for environmental liabilities is Westport Insurance Corp. v. Appleton Papers Inc., 2010 WI 86, Appeal No. 2009 AP286 (Court of Appeals, District 1, June 8, 2010 (“API”)[1]. Moreover, the decision is helpful in determining the scope of insurance coverage for any delayed manifestation claim, not just one involving environmental property damage.[2]


In 1980, the federal government adopted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act to promote the...
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