arrow-1arrow-2arrow-ltcancel-fatcancel-thineditfacebooklinkedinmailmenunetworkplusrdg-monoRrdgRrsg-monorsgrsgum-monorsgumrt-monortsearchspinnertwitterusers

“Pigeon Dung” Case Goes to Mediation

A group of courthouse workers in Pennsylvania went to mediation for the second time over a claim that the workers’ “health was jeopardized by the company hired to remove tons of pigeon dung from the courthouse beginning in 2004.” The suit claims that the environmental firm involved was negligent in the manner in which it cleaned up the pigeon dung exposing the workers to “significant amounts of toxins” and causing them to “suffer a variety of illnesses and symptoms affecting their lungs, respiratory systems, eyes, neurological systems and other bodily organs and systems.” One of the attorneys representing the workers doubted if a settlement would be reached and expected the case to go to trial. The environmental firm says that its methods were “all appropriate.” (Source: http://fpn.advisen.com)
A Contractor’s Pollution Liability (CPL) policy in this claim may help the environmental firm defend the suit and may apply to the bodily injury claims.

Find a Broker

Search by product, location, or name

Please Update Your Browser

Unfortunately Microsoft is no longer providing support or security fixes for your web browser. RT Specialty values the safety and security of its clients’ data, and as such this site requires the use of a modern web browser. To update your web browser, please see the links below. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email info@rtspecialty.com or call (312) 784-6001.

Firefox Firefox Chrome Chrome IE Internet Explorer Edge Microsoft Edge