Insured’s Mold Remediation Payments Did Not Arise From Imposed Liability, Panel Says
Mealey's (February 25, 2016, 9:54 AM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — An insured’s payments for mold remediation are not covered under commercial general liability insurance policies because its legal obligation to remediate the mold did not spring from “liability imposed by law,” the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Feb. 24 (Busch Properties Inc. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., No. 14-3699, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 3174).
(Opinion available. Document #69-160304-021Z.)
Busch Properties Inc. maintains the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. As property manager, Busch installed vinyl wallpaper...