Lexington Says It Needn't Cover $500M UnitedHealth Verdict

Law360, Chicago (July 8, 2013, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Lexington Insurance Co. sued United Healthcare Services Inc. and several of its subsidiaries in Nevada federal court Wednesday alleging it owes no coverage for a $500 million punitive damages verdict, class action litigation and other claims stemming from a hepatitis C outbreak.

Lexington told the court that there is no coverage and it has no duty to defend against the class action and string of individual lawsuits accusing health maintenance organization Health Plan of Nevada and parent company Sierra Health Services Inc. — both United Healthcare...
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