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Monthly Archives: June 2014

An Irritant is … Something that Irritates: The Eighth Circuit Weighs In On Scope Of The Pollution Exclusion To Liability Coverage

June 10, 2014

In United Fire and Casualty Co. v. Titan Contractors Service, Inc., No. 13-1307 (8th Cir. May 13, 2014), the Eighth Circuit weighed in on just how broad the pollution exclusion in a commercial general liability insurance policy is under Missouri law – which is, according to the Eighth Circuit, rather broad. In doing so, the […]

Do the “Best Fans in Baseball” Disparage Other Fans by Implication?

June 3, 2014

“The Best Fans in Baseball” (or BFIB). That moniker long has been attributed to fans of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team, or at least has been attributed by fans of that team to themselves. The original author of BFIB with respect to Cardinals’ fans remains something of a mystery– with stories pointing to players […]