Asbestos Insurance Coverage


Anderson Kill is in the forefront of coverage for asbestos liabilities, including several seminal cases. The Chair of the Group is a former federal environmental regulator and Registered Professional Engineer with 15 years of environmental litigation experience. Our attorneys’ experience and technical backgrounds provide clients with a particular advantage when dealing with consultants and other technical experts. With these two suits Anderson Kill paved the way for modern insurance litigation.

See Keene Corp. v. Insurance Co. of N. Am., 667 F.2d 1034 (D.C. Cir. 1981), cert. denied, 455 U.S. 1007 (1982) (holding that coverage was triggered by inhalation exposure to asbestos, exposure while disease developed, and manifestation of disease); Insurance Co. of N. Am. v. Forty-Eight Insulations, Inc., 633 F.2d 1212 (6th Cir. 1980) (holding each insurer that issued policies during period of exposure to asbestos liable for its pro rata share), clarified on reh’g, 657 F.2d 814 (6th Cir. 1981)