Connecticut Judge: Coverage Barred For Injuries Arising Out Of Carbon Monoxide
(September 15, 2015, 11:53 AM EDT) -- HARTFORD, Conn. — An insurer has no duty to cover a settlement between an insured and a third-party claimant for injuries arising out of the claimant’s inhalation of carbon monoxide fumes from equipment used by the insured because the policy’s pollution exclusion clearly bars coverage, a Connecticut judge said July 29 (Katherine Wayland v. Atlantic Mutual Casualty Co., No. X03-CV11-6026748S, Conn. Super.; 2015 Conn. Super. LEXIS 2022).
(Opinion available. Document #03-150916-006Z.)
Katherine Wayland filed suit in the Hartford County Superior Court against Atlantic Mutual Insurance Co.,...