Lexington Need Not Cover B&L's ReNu Claims: Judge

Law360, New York (January 4, 2010, 1:13 PM EST) -- Lexington Insurance Co. does not have to indemnify Bausch & Lomb Inc. for thousands of product liability claims over its ReNu contact lens solution, a federal judge has ruled, saying the claims cannot be treated as a single occurrence under the policies Lexington sold the eye care company.

On Dec. 28 Judge Michael A. Telesca of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York granted Lexington's motion for summary judgment and dismissed the suit.

Bausch & Lomb filed the suit in June 2008,...
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