St. Jude Parries Insurer's Bid To Sidestep Coverage

Law360, New York (November 11, 2009, 3:52 PM EST) -- St. Jude Medical Inc. is seeking partial summary judgment for indemnity coverage from American Insurance Co., which sued the medical product maker to avoid liability for defense and indemnity coverage of litigation over St. Jude's allegedly defective Silzone prosthetic heart valves.

St. Jude filed its motion under seal Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in response to American Insurance's request for a declaration that it is not responsible for excess coverage of hundreds of product liability suits against St. Jude because...
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