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Chubb Can't Recover $2.4M Spent On Cleanup

Law360 (December 15, 2010, 5:59 PM EST) -- A federal judge has rejected Chubb Insurance Co.’s bid to recover $2.4 million in environmental coverage from Ford Motor Co. and other companies, concluding that the insurer can't assert a federal claim for money it paid for a policyholder's cleanup.

Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled on Dec. 6 that Chubb can not pursue federal subrogation claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act because its policy holder is not in fact a claimant under...
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