Insurer Off The Hook For Silica Exposure Injury Award

By Shawn Rice (November 1, 2021, 3:32 PM EDT) -- A Liberty Mutual unit doesn't have to cover a construction worker's $375,000 award against a Pennsylvania flooring company for floor-leveling product exposure at a construction project for the Philadelphia Airport Marriott, a federal judge ruled, saying the policy excludes injuries caused by silica.

A construction site supervisor won a $375,000 award against Diamond Contract Flooring LLC for lung injuries caused by a product containing silica sand. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe) Philip Mauro's award against Diamond Contract Flooring LLC for lung injuries caused by toxic materials and chemicals, including silica sand, isn't covered under Ohio Security Insurance Co.'s policy with the flooring company, according to U.S. District Judge...

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