Leaking Tanks Lead to Vapor Cloud

Acknowledgement to Chartis Insurance

An insured’s manufacturing facility maintained a series of above ground storage tanks. A leak in one of the tanks resulted in a release of a hydrochloric acid vapor cloud. Residents in the immediate vicinity, including a nearby trailer park, were evacuated and several sought medical treatment for alleged respiratory injuries, for which they sought damages.

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