Southern Pilot Insurance Co. v. Matthews Auto Repair, Inc.

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20160
No(s). 1:17-cv-01207-JMS-DML (S.D. Ind. Nov 29, 2017) (Magnus-Stinson, J.)

A district court held that an insurance company cannot back out of an insurance policy because a policyholder entered into a voluntary environmental cleanup agreement. The policyholder agreed to sell its land and allowed the buyer to do an environmental assessment. When contamination was discovered,...