UnitedHealth Beats Starr Defense Over $350M Deal Coverage

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT) -- A federal jury handed UnitedHealth Group Inc. a major victory Monday in sprawling litigation over coverage for its $350 million settlement with the American Medical Association and others, finding the company properly notified Starr Excess Liability Insurance International Ltd. about the claim.

The Minnesota jury agreed with UnitedHealth that Starr's $50 million excess policy was a claims made policy, rather than a claims made and reported policy, a distinction that keeps Starr on the hook for potentially $65 million — a figure that includes mandatory prejudgment...
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