N.Y. Trial Court Explains Rulings Following Verdict in Brooklyn Gas Co. Coverage Action

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NEW YORK — A New York trial court has explained its rulings regarding the form and content of the jury charge and verdict sheet following a trial over whether and to what extent Brooklyn Union Gas Co.’s excess insurer, Century Indemnity Co., must cover its remediation costs in connection with several former manufactured-gas plants in New York City.

The first of several trials in the litigation ended in a verdict in favor of Brooklyn Union, after a New York County Supreme Court jury found that Brooklyn Union had proved “by a preponderance of the evidence” that the property damage incurred …


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