Policies Triggered By Bodily Injuries Caused By Asbestos Exposure, California Panel Says

(June 24, 2016, 8:30 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A trial court did not err in finding that excess policies provide occurrence-based coverage for asbestos-related losses, the Second District California Court of Appeal said June 22 in affirming that the policies were not triggered by the exposure to the asbestos, but the bodily injuries caused by the exposure (Goulds Pumps Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., No. B255439, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 5).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160706-001Z.)

On Feb. 13, 2003, Goulds Pumps Inc. filed suit in the Los...
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