City of Los Angeles v. Travelers Indemnity Company, et al

  1. February 14, 2024

    9th Circ. Skeptical Of Basis For LA's Pollution Coverage Args

    The Ninth Circuit appeared reluctant Wednesday to revive the City of Los Angeles' bid for environmental contamination coverage from a defunct boat repair company's insurers, probing the city's counsel on whether his arguments for coverage were at odds with the underlying factual record.

  2. July 21, 2023

    Insurers Urge 9th Circ. To Uphold Cleanup Coverage Row Win

    A California federal court correctly tossed the city of Los Angeles' bid to force three insurers to cover an environmental contamination judgment against a now-defunct boat repair company, the insurers told the Ninth Circuit, arguing the award falls under a pollution exclusion in their policies.

  3. April 17, 2023

    Los Angeles Asks 9th Circ. To Revive Cleanup Coverage Row

    Los Angeles' Board of Harbor Commissioners urged the Ninth Circuit to find that a defunct boat repair company's insurers must provide coverage after the company was found liable for environmental contamination, arguing that a California federal court erred by conflating intentional business conduct with expected or intended pollution.