Coverage Barred For Contamination Claims, Nevada Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (August 18, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — No coverage is owed for underlying environmental contamination claims alleged against an insured because the policies at issue clearly preclude coverage for releases of pollutants that occur on the insured’s premises and for releases of pollutants that are caused by third parties, a Nevada federal judge said Aug. 13 in granting an insurer’s motion to dismiss the insured’s complaint (Southern Nevada TBA Supply Co. d/b/a Ted Wiens Tire and Auto Centers v. Universal Underwriters Insurance Co., No. 15-46; D. Nev.; 2015 U.S. Dist....
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