No Defense, Indemnification Owed For Damages Caused By Dumping Of Concrete

(January 21, 2020, 1:02 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A commercial auto insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a third-party defendant in an underlying suit alleging damages caused by water contamination and flooding as a result of the illegal dumping of concrete slurry because the underlying damages occurred before the insurer’s effective policy period, a New York justice said Jan. 9 (American States Insurance Co., et al. v. Graphic Arts Mutual Insurance Co., et al., No. 651372/2018, N.Y. Sup., New York Co., 2020 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 127)....

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