MGPs and Insurance Coverage: New and Old Historical Sources Working Together

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Poster:

MGPs and Insurance Coverage: New and Old Historical Sources Working Together

Presenter:  Kim  Silvi (History Associates)
Author: Kim  Silvi (History Associates)

Abstract:

“This poster presentation examines the value of a range of new — and perhaps unexpected — MGP-related historical source material. These new sources, when combined with conventional document sets, provide litigators with an important toolset in determining if insurance claims for legacy environmental liabilities associated with former MGP sites should be honored or disputed in legal forums.  Utility company environmental and legal managers as well as insurance industry adjusters have long known that earlier insurance policies lacking pollution exclusion language could generally be invoked to cover legacy liabilities, if the MGPs were operated in a non-negligent manner consistent with standard waste disposal practices at the time.  Contaminant releases caused by industrial accidents and clear “acts of god

 

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