Insurer Says It Won't Cover EPA's $3M Suit Against Paint Co.

Law360, Los Angeles (November 6, 2013, 5:36 PM EST) -- The United National Insurance Co. filed suit Tuesday seeking to avoid defending an Ohio paint manufacturer in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's $3.4 million suit over a burned down solvent warehouse, arguing the manufacturer's policy doesn't cover pollution.

In a suit filed in Ohio federal court, UNIC says its liability and commercial umbrella insurance policies with CP Inc. specifically exclude damages resulting from any pollution or defense for Superfund-related claims.

“UNIC is not obligated to defend or indemnify CPI for the costs and expenses associated with...
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