Vermont Court: Damages From Spraying Of Bed Bug Pesticide Excluded From Coverage
(December 15, 2015, 10:12 AM EST) -- MONTPELIER, Vt. — Damages caused by the spraying of a pesticide used to rid a home of bed bugs are clearly excluded from coverage, the Vermont Supreme Court said Dec. 11 in determining that the policy’s pollution exclusion applies as a bar to coverage (Neil and Patricia Whiney v. Vermont Mutual Insurance Co., No. 2015-073, Vt. Sup.).
(Opinion available. Document #03-151216-005Z.)
Neil and Patricia Whitney filed suit against their homeowners insurer, Vermont Mutual Insurance Co., in the Rutland Unit of the Vermont Superior Court, seeking a...