Insurers On Hook For College's Defense In CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (September 20, 2010, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has determined American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co. and Chartis Claims Inc. have a duty to defend Peace College of Raleigh Inc. in a consolidated suit seeking cleanup costs for the contamination of an abandoned electrical transformer repair facility in North Carolina.

Judge Louise W. Flanagan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Thursday granted Peace College's motion for partial summary judgment while denying the defendants' partial summary judgment bid, rejecting the defendants' argument that two policy...
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