Liberty Mutual To Pay Century $5.2M For Toxic Cleanup

Law360, Los Angeles (September 6, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A Rhode Island federal judge on Tuesday ordered Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. to pay Century Indemnity Co. $5.2 million to help cover the cost of indemnifying Emhart Industries Inc. for the cleanup of a manufacturing site contaminated with the chemical dioxin.

U.S. District Judge William E. Smith granted Century's motion for summary judgment, ruling that Liberty Mutual was on the hook for the lion's share of the costs associated with indemnifying Emhart for the cleanup because it had provided insurance coverage for a substantially longer period...
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Case Information

Case Title

Century Indemnity Company v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Case Number



Rhode Island

Nature of Suit



William E Smith

Date Filed

June 29, 2009

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