Litigation Minute: Ethylene Oxide—Insurance Coverage Considerations

Source:, March 21, 2023

As the number of ethylene oxide (EO) lawsuits has risen in recent years, so have disputes regarding the obligation of insurers to defend and indemnify defendant policyholders from such liabilities. Companies that are targets or potential targets for EO lawsuits should identify and evaluate their insurance assets in order to maximize potential insurance rights if and when a claim is filed.

In a minute or less, here is what you need to know about potential insurance coverage for claims arising from alleged EO emissions or other exposure. Read more.

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