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Larry D. Mason Quoted in “4 Ways Conn. Justices Set Precedent On Asbestos Coverage,” Law360

October 9, 2019
Larry D. Mason

Larry D. Mason, a partner in the firm’s Global Insurance Services and Environmental Law groups, was quoted in an article for Law360 discussing asbestos-related claims involving a massive coverage dispute between Vanderbilt Minerals LLC and 30 of its insurers.

In “4 Ways Conn. Justices Set Precedent On Asbestos Coverage,” Larry talks about the court’s ruling of the occupational disease exclusions in Vanderbilt’s policies to prevent coverage for asbestos-related claims.

“The court thankfully has followed the long history of other courts who have followed rules of contract construction and given policy language intent without torturing that language outside of its plain wording,” Larry said. “This ruling has significant implications, because this issue had never been presented before this case.”

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More about Goldberg Segalla’s Larry D. Mason:
Larry is a renowned trial and appellate litigator and counselor to many national and international businesses across diverse industries. Based in Chicago, but with experience litigating and counseling clients through complicated and high-profile matters across the country and internationally, he dedicates most of his practice to property- and casualty-insurance coverage, complex commercial litigation, environmental and toxic torts, professional liability for clients in construction, environmental and related industries, products liability, and identifying emerging risks (especially cybersecurity and new technologies). He brings his extensive experience to leadership positions in the firm, where he is chair of the Environmental and Mass Torts Coverage and Construction Coverage subgroups.