Indiana Dave and the Insurer of Doom

Insurance archaeologist helps keep matters out of litigation

By Dennis Pillsbury

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Anyone who has perused cases involving clean-up of Superfund-identified hazardous waste sites probably winds up shaking his or her head at the complexity of the claims and the often inane resolutions where only the attorneys seem to leave happy. There was one case where a business was required to pay for the clean-up of lead pollution that dated back to a Revolutionary War armory that once occupied the site. Needless to say, that armory was no longer around to help pay for the clean-up. And the pollution had leeched into the ground water. It was not an inexpensive proposition. Continue reading “Indiana Dave and the Insurer of Doom”