Westfield Insurance Company v. Sisterville Tank Works, Inc., et. al

Year: 2023
Court: West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
Case Number: 22-848

In its amicus brief, United Policyholders urged West Virginia’s high court to adopt the “continuous trigger” standard for progressive injuries in occurrence based insurance policies.

In October of 2023, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals issued its opinion, noting that it “greatly appreciate the brief from amicus curiae United Policyholders” and adopting the pro-policyholder standard.

Courtney Horrigan, Dominic Rupprecht and Zachary Roman of Reed Smith and Todd Mount of Shaffer & Shaffer


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Source: https://uphelp.org/amicus-briefs/westfield-insurance-company-v-sisterville-tank-works-inc-et-al/
Date: June 21, 2024