A-One Oil Company vs. The Massachusetts Bay Insurance Company

Year: 1997
Court: New York State Court of Appeals
Case Number: 95-4397

Insurance company should not be able to avoid its duty to defend and indemnify based on a pollution exclusion when damage sustained was result of replacement of an old heater in a private residence. Exclusion, as applied does not meet reasonable expectations of insured.

UP’s brief was written pro bono by Irene C. Warshauer, Esq. and David Roland, Esq. of Anderson Kill & Olick, PC, and Amy Bach, Esq.


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Source: https://uphelp.org/amicus-briefs/a-one-oil-company-vs-the-massachusetts-bay-insurance-company/
Date: April 24, 2024