Jump to Navigation

MTCA: Resolving Condemnation Action Against Municipality and Indemnity Claim Against Insurer

Assisted in mediating and obtaining a favorable settlement for a dry cleaner client in defense of a cost recovery claim made by a municipality after it condemned a portion of the client’s property during a road widening project wherein it encountered hazardous substances attributable to client's dry cleaning operations. Successfully secured both insurance indemnity coverage to compensate client for the deduction in just compensation received from the municipality as a result of its condemnation of contaminated property, and successfully secured insurance defense coverage for completing the remedial investigation and feasibility study of the site for even after the municipality's cost recovery action had been resolved.