Pain Patch Maker Wins Coverage Of False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 2:38 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Friday ruled Great American E&S Insurance Co. must defend JAR Laboratories LLC in a false advertising suit over its over-the-counter pain relief patch LidoPatch.

Great American had issued JAR two liability policies that covered "personal and advertising injury" liability, but the insurer claimed in the suit that JAR's rival Teikoku Pharma USA's suit did not seek damages for that type of injury as defined by the policies, and that even if it did, exclusions applied that would void coverage. But U.S....
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Case Information

Case Title

JAR Laboratories LLC v. Great American E&S Insurance Company

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)


Honorable Elaine E. Bucklo

Date Filed

September 6, 2012

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