Baughman says monitoring costs can be ‘damages’

Insurance Day
February 26, 2010

A New Jersey district court has held court-imposed medical monitoring costs constitute “damages” under a general liability policy, thereby obligating the insurer to pay such costs. In an article published in Insurance Day Steptoe lawyers Deanna Cook and Angus Rodger say this decision will significantly affect insurance companies in suits involving contamination or toxic exposure.