Indian Harbor Fights Coverage Of $2.3M Landfill Judgment

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 6:54 PM EDT) -- Indian Harbor Insurance Co. on Thursday asked a South Carolina federal judge to find it has no duty to defend or indemnify waste disposal company Republic Services Inc. in two underlying suits about landfill odors, one of which resulted in a $2.3 million verdict against Republic.

The underlying lawsuits were filed by people living near the Lee County Landfill near Bishopville, S.C., which is allegedly managed by Republic through subsidiaries Lee County Landfill SC LLC and Republic Services of South Carolina LLC. The plaintiffs alleged they...
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