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Litigation

Battle Lines Drawn Over Coverage For Opioid Litigation

Opioid producers and distributors have turned to their insurance companies for relief from litigation, triggering a fierce fight.

The pharmaceutical industry is under siege by opioid litigation. Opioid producers and distributors are the targets of dozens of suits brought by states and...

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Bringing Home the Bacon - Emerging Issues in Food Insurance Law: Understanding the essentials of food contamination insurance

Outbreaks of food contamination, most recently Chipotle’s E. coli outbreak, garner not only media attention but also a flood of class actions, shareholder derivative suits and criminal investigations. Contaminated food has also produced an unprecedented wave of product recalls, some of which...

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Insurance Coverage & Recovery

Second Circuit: D&O Insurance Covers Subpoenas, Special Litigation Committees And Independent Consultants

Policyholders were recently granted a sweeping victory on critical issues of insurance coverage for subpoenas and securities-related costs in the Second Circuit's MBIA Inc. v. Federal Insurance July 1, 2011, opinion. Perhaps most importantly, the court resolved in MBIA's favor the long-...

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2010 Developments In D&O Law

The current financial crisis has yielded an ever-increasing number of claims against directors and officers and the companies for which they work. But when these individuals and companies turn to their D&O policies for protection, all too often their insurers run for cover and away from...

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The Year's Worst Insurance Coverage Decision: Second Circuit Denies Coverage Because Of Late Notice

In Quanta Specialty Lines Insurance Co. v. Investors Capital Corp. , No. 10-0219-cv, 2010 WL 4608763 (2d Cir. Nov. 16, 2010), the Second Circuit affirmed a troubling decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, No. 06 Civ. 4624 (PKL), 2009 WL 4884096 (S.D.N....

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