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On May 9, 2013, a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of diesel fuel, overturned and caught on fire on a ramp near Interstate 81 and route 322 in Harrisburg....more
In its recent decision in Colony Insurance Company v. Bear Products, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43716 (E.D. Okl. Mar. 26, 2013), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma had occasion to consider...more
What you need to know: The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that the insurance policy, rather than the indemnity provision of an underlying service contract, determined whether BP was an additional insured for...more
In a recent unpublished opinion, a New Jersey Appellate Division court upheld the lower court’s dismissal of an insurance coverage action for environmental contamination. In Spartan Oil Company v. New Jersey...more
In American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut (“AEP”), the United States Supreme Court held that federal common law public nuisance claims seeking injunctive relief against emitters of greenhouse gases...more
In Dutch. De productie en het gebruik van kernenergie voor vreedzame doeleinden brengen, ondanks de strenge veiligheidseisen, gevaren met zich, bestaande in exceptionele risico's voor mens, dier en milieu. Op zichzelf genomen...more
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