Coverage Remains At Issue In Factory Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled Tuesday that her decision to deny Federal Insurance Co. summary judgment in its suit over cleanup costs at a former razor factory does not affect whether it can seek coverage under another insurer's policy.

The complaint is centered on the cleanup of a Maplewood, N.J., factory whose owners used volatile chemicals in blade manufacturing and caused environmental damage, according to court documents. Federal, which has responsibility for the cleanup of the site, sued Cherokee Ardell LLC, which had partnered with...
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