Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The specifics surrounding a property damage claim resulting from a chemical mishap will dictate the applicability of a policy's pollution exclusion. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Question: Our insured is a contractor and sprayed a chemical solution in the claimant’s attic to remediate mold. The liquid spray leaked through the attic floor and ceiling, causing damage to the carpeting in the rooms below. We have a CGL form with the standard pollution exclusion. Does the pollution exclusion apply?

— Ohio Subscriber


Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now

Copyright © 2018 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.