Delaware High Court: Coverage Triggered If Injury Occurred During Policy Period

(September 14, 2016, 2:38 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — The Delaware Supreme Court on Sept. 12 determined that coverage for underlying asbestos bodily injury claims is owed if the bodily injury was sustained during the applicable policy periods of the excess insurance policies at issue (In re Viking Pump Inc. and Warren Pumps LLC Insurance Appeals, Nos. 518, 2014; 523, 2014; 525, 2014; 528, 2014, Del. Sup.; 2016 Del. LEXIS 474).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160921-001Z.)

In the 1980’s, Viking Pump Inc. and Warren Pumps LLC acquired pump manufacturing businesses from Houdaille...
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