Arrowood Win Upheld In Pollution Indemnification Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2010, 1:43 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court correctly held that a pollution exclusion in Arrowood Indemnity Co.'s policy barred Hussey Copper Ltd.'s indemnification bid for a lawsuit over the contamination of a retention pond.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday affirmed a judgment in Arrowood's favor, ruling that Hussey's liability in the underlying lawsuit was outside the scope of the policy under which it sought coverage.

Hussey first sued Arrowood, then known as Royal Insurance Co. of America,...
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