Zurich Unit Must Face Cleanup Coverage Claim In Mass.

Law360, Los Angeles (September 8, 2017, 7:47 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts state judge on Thursday refused to grant a Zurich North America unit a quick win in its dispute with a landfill operator over coverage for environmental cleanup costs, saying there are still questions as to what caused the claim and whether the company was aware of contamination prior to obtaining its insurance policy.

Zurich unit Steadfast Insurance Co. had sought a summary judgment finding that Casella Waste Systems Inc.'s pollution liability policy doesn't cover the company's costs to remediate contamination near its Southbridge, Massachusetts,...
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