Coverage Afforded Under Insured’s Umbrella Policy, Oklahoma Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (July 19, 2016, 9:07 AM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — Even though a primary pollution liability policy is not listed as underlying insurance to an umbrella policy, coverage for an underlying environmental contamination suit is still afforded under the umbrella policy, an Oklahoma federal judge said July 15 (BITCO General Insurance Corp. v. Marjo Operating Co. Inc., et al., No. 14-1220, W.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 92083).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160720-004Z.)

BITCO issued a pollution liability policy to Marjo Operating Co. Inc. The policy was effective from May 1, 2013, to May...
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