Nos. H036296, H036578.

219 Cal.App.4th 29 (2013)

160 Cal. Rptr. 3d 910

FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY et al., Plaintiffs, Cross-defendants, and Respondents, v. MBL, INC., Defendant, Cross-complainant and Appellant. GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff, Cross-defendant, and Appellant, v. FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY et al., Defendants, Cross-complainants and Respondents.

Court of Appeals of California, Sixth District.

August 26, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Hamrick & Evans, A. Raymond Hamrick III , James M. Pazos and Kenneth A. Kotarski for Defendant, Cross-complainant and Appellant.

Barber Law Group, Bryan M. Barber and Steven D. Meier for Plaintiff, Cross-defendant and Respondent and for Defendant, Cross-complainant and Respondent Nationwide Indemnity Company.

Chamberlin Keaster & Brockman, Kirk C. Chamberlin and Elizabeth M. Brockman for Plaintiffs, Cross-defendants and Respondents and for Defendants, Cross-complainants and Respondents Federal Insurance Company and Utica Mutual Insurance Co.

Duane Morris, Paul J. Killion , Dominica C. Anderson and Michael J. Dickman for Plaintiff, Cross-defendant and Respondent and for Plaintiff, Cross-Defendant and Appellant Great American Insurance Company.



After soil and groundwater contamination in the City of Modesto was traced back to a drycleaning facility known as Halford's Cleaner's (Halford's), the federal government brought a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA; 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.) action against the owners of the property on which Halford's was located, as well as the lessees who owned and/or operated the facility, to recover...

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