On October 1, 2020, Washington Chemical was identified as a potentially responsible party by the Environmental Protection Agency. Washington Chemical’s management and its counsel have concluded that it is probable that Washington will be responsible for damages, and a reasonable estimate of these damages is $1,250,000. Washington Chemical’s insurance policy of $2,250,000 has a deductible clause of $125,000. How should Washington Chemical report this information in its financial statements at December 31, 2020?

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  1. On October 1, 2020, Washington Chemical was identified as a potentially responsible party by the Environmental Protection Agency. Washington Chemical’s management and its counsel have concluded that it is probable that Washington will be responsible for damages, and a reasonable estimate of these damages is $1,250,000. Washington Chemical’s insurance policy of $2,250,000 has a deductible clause of $125,000. How should Washington Chemical report this information in its financial statements at December 31, 2020?
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