UnitedHealth, Lexington End Coverage Feud In 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 9:15 PM EDT) -- The First Circuit on Thursday dismissed UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s appeal of a ruling that it is not entitled to $28.2 million from Lexington Insurance Co. to cover the costs of a breach of contract suit, after the companies reached a settlement.

The companies had jointly asked the court to dismiss the appeal on Wednesday after reaching the deal, the details of which are undisclosed.

UnitedHealth had protested to the First Circuit in June that the Massachusetts federal court had incorrectly allowed an exemption to a long-standing...
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