Ill. Court Upholds Pekin Win In Pharmasyn Coverage Row

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 9:34 PM EDT) -- An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a ruling that Pekin Insurance Co. does not owe Pharmasyn Inc. coverage for a suit alleging that toxic chemicals released during the production of inorganic compounds sickened its employees and others.

A three-judge panel for the Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, found that a lower court had properly granted the insurer's motion for summary judgment because the commercial general liability insurance policy's exclusion for discharge of pollutants at or from a premises precluded coverage of the underlying suit....
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