Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three Mile Island — all known as major nuclear power disasters. Nuclear power might be a good source of power, but in the long run it can be a real hazard and should be banned. If we rely on nuclear power to be our primary power source, it will cause major problems to humans and the environment. Nuclear power is hard to dispose of, expensive to run, and the reactors can easily be disrupted and cause the release of massive amounts of radiation.
Becky Price replaced her oil furnace with a propane furnace back in 2006, but the oil furnace’s pipes were still in place. Price canceled her contract for oil refills with High Pointe Oil Company, but there was a problem on November 2007, in which Price’s address was added to the list of oil fill ups and the truck driver filled up the oil pipes with 400 gallons of fuel oil which caused the destruction of Price’s house and her belongings. So, Price sued the company for the failure of not removing the oil furnace’s pipes, including for non-economic damages such as emotions and feelings.
State Farm has asked whether it has a duty to defend the insured pursuant to the insured’s homeowners policy. It is our opinion that State Farm has no duty to defend the insured under the insured’s homeowners policy. The insured’s homeowners policy entitled the insured to a defense for “a suit brought against an insured for damages because of bodily injury or property damage to which this coverage applies, caused by an occurrence.” In this case, these elements initially triggering the insured’s homeowners policy are likely satisfied. Nevertheless, the SECTON II – Exclusions section provides that the liability coverage does not apply to any of the fifteen exclusions specifically enumerated therein.
The insurance policy issued to hunt did cover fire damage, as most builders risk policies due; however, it also covered almost every other kind of damage that a construction company might encounter as well, and Hunts damages were mostly caused due to water damage. In order for Allianz to call the builders risk policy a fire insurance policy, and subject the policy to have the Plaintiff seek indemnification that was not caused by fire or means covered in a “fire insurance policy”, there are several ramifications involved.
Arjun Makhijani, a prominent researcher for The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, claims that today’s emission rate of carbon dioxide is about nine gigatons annually and that the Earth only has the capability to absorb 3 gigatons annually—thus a problem arises. Furthermore, Makhijani states that about 2/3rds of the carbon dioxide emissions are caused by the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and petroleum. With those shocking statistics in mind, fossil fuel’s emission of carbon dioxide is thought to be the leading cause of climate change—which is responsible for irreversible and catastrophic changes to the Earth. Yet, scientist had tremendous difficulty finding a safe, effective, and efficient form of energy supply that will met the great consumption rate. Many prominent scientist suggest that nuclear power is the most plausible explanation and solution to the fuel crisis. However, despite nuclear power having a exponentially lower emission rate, it presents its own hazards and threats—such as the Chernobyl and the Three Mile Island incidents. These accidents have many activists and politicians cautious about the prospect of using nuclear power as a complete alternative to fossil fuels—regardless nuclear plants are responsible for 11% of the energy supplied to the world annually (World Nuclear Association.) What many of the activist and politicians seem to overlook is that fossil fuels are an indefinite energy supply and will quite possible run out within
My spouse was traveling on Highway 68. There was a company called H Ray LLC mowing the side of the road. As my spouse drove, a rock flew out of the mower and hit the vehicle. There is damage to the driver's side door. The third party company is accepting responsibility for the damages to the vehicle.
In spite of the fact that not required by the Price-Anderson Act, NRC regulationsii oblige licensees to keep up at least $1.06 billion in on location property insurance at every reactor site. The NRC included this necessity after the Three Mile Island mishap out of worry that licensees might be not able take care of on location cleanup costs coming about because of an atomic mischance. This insurance is required to cover the licensee's commitment to settle and purify the reactor and site after a mishap. Right now, just Nuclear Electric Insurance Limited gives this insurance to
In Stephens, Plaintiff procured an insurance policy covering loss from property damage on a building it owned from Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. Three days after the policy became effective, Plaintiff discovered the property had sustained substantial damage from burglars who had stripped the property of electrical and conductive materials. Plaintiff thereafter sought reimbursement for the damage. The insurer delayed resolving the claim resulting in Plaintiff filing suit. The insurer never formally accepted or denied coverage until five years after the claim when one month before trial is denied coverage.
In the instant matter, the claims against the insured certainly, allege bodily injury and property damage. Moreover, the facts suggest that this claim ultimately has arisen from an accident. Rather, Progressive’s duty to defend Tristate depends on whether the accident arising out of the use of an insured
Most of us understand that having insurance is about protecting the future. An unforeseen tragedy like the death of a spouse, a major auto accident or the loss of a home or business to fire can financially devastate a family or business and upend years of careful planning.
The court concluded they made a mistake in not ruling that the issue of personal injury must be determined under the Workers ' Compensation Act. The disposition on this issue eliminated the need to discuss the sufficiency of the evidence and other arguments relating to the amount of damages for personal injury and the fairness of the trial on that aspect of the case. It is somewhat unclear how Kerr-McGee determined that the federal regulation of nuclear energy prevents application of the workers ' compensation law for injuries on the job. The existence here of significant damage to Silkwood 's personal property in her apartment required the court to consider additional issues recognized in the appeal. In conclusion, the Workers ' Compensation Act applies only to
To follow-up on our conversation about Marty Anderson, he called me on Monday to advise us that he has been working on getting our firm on the Chubb liability approve list. He told me that Steve Bradley, the large loss adjuster on the Cutaia case that we have been handling, was very pleased with our handling of that high level matter, legal analysis and recommendation. I can tell you that the analysis was extensive, involving the law of three separate states. This involved a coverage question involving Mr. Cutaia’s property. Mr. Cutaia is a billionaire. One of his properties is located outside of Charlottesville. He had an underground bunker constructed. There were construction defects in the construction which led to the collapse
Given a fire has destroyed Tony’s property on the 12th July, whether Tony can successfully claim on the Whitlam’s insurance policy put in place on the 7th July, requires a consideration of the insurance policies which may cover the premises at the time of the fire.
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Answer: Property and casualty insurance protects property (houses, cars, boats, and so on) against losses due to accidents, fire, disasters, and other calamities. Property and casualty policies tend to be short-term contracts and, that’s why the subject to frequent renewal is, and one more characteristic feature is the absence of savings component. Property and casualty premiums are based on the probability of sustaining the loss. To estimate the key determinant of the price of an insurance policy, i.e. risks, insurance companies take third-party proceedings that develop models of catastrophe loss probabilities. Based on the numbers form Exhibit 5 of the case we see that