Stryker Looks For Quick Coverage Win In Knee Deal Row

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Stryker Corp. fought for a speedy win against TIG Insurance Co. in Michigan federal court Tuesday, arguing that a $25 million excess policy should cover settlements of defective artificial knee claims, even if Stryker didn't get TIG's permission for the deals.

The medical device manufacturer filed a brief urging the federal court to grant its motion for summary judgment in the coverage litigation, while TIG argued for the opposite result.

Stryker brought the suits to force XL Insurance America Inc. and TIG to cover its $7.6...
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