Walgreen, Insurer End Avastin Eye Injury Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Western Heritage Insurance Co. alleging it doesn't have to defend Walgreen Co. and others in eye injury lawsuits related to Genentech Inc.'s cancer drug Avastin, after the parties reached a settlement.

U.S. District Judge Frederico A. Moreno dismissed the suit with prejudice in a one-page order. Terms of the settlement are confidential.

Western Heritage sued Walgreen, InfuPharma LLC and several others in a March 2012 amended complaint contending it did not have to defend the companies...
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