Allstate Challenges Wyeth Win In Ativan Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (April 29, 2010, 12:53 PM EDT) -- Allstate Insurance Co. is contesting a district court’s ruling that the insurer must pay defense costs for foreign product liability litigation over the anxiety drug Ativan brought against Pfizer Inc. unit Wyeth Inc. during the 1980s and 1990s.

Allstate filed a notice Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that it would appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit a March 31 decision that sided with Wyeth on the parties’ cross-motions for summary judgment and determined...
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