Primrose Operating Co. v. National Am. Ins. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20081
No(s). 03-10861 (5th Cir. Aug 23, 2004)

The Fifth Circuit upheld a district court decision holding that an insurer had a duty to defend an oil company in an underlying suit in which the company was alleged to have polluted a nearby ranch. The insurance contract contained a pollution exclusion clause that would, by itself, bar coverage. Th...