Georgia High Court Hears Arguments In Lead-Based Paint Coverage Suit

Mealey's (October 7, 2015, 11:42 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — During oral arguments on Oct. 5, an insurer urged the Georgia Supreme Court to find that its policy’s pollution exclusion bars coverage for underlying personal injury claims related to the ingestion of lead-based paint and that it’s not necessary for a pollution exclusion to list every “pollutant” that is excluded under the policy (Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Amy Smith, et al., No. S15C1177, Ga. Sup.).

Amy Smith, individually and as next friend of Tyasia Brown, filed a personal injury action in...
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