The Evolution Of Opioid Suits And Insurance Coverage

Law360, New York (June 19, 2017, 4:40 PM EDT) -- In the midst of the worst drug crisis in American history, two key developments took place last week that could have far-reaching impacts on both the underlying liability claims as well as the insurers to who the defendants are looking to finance hundreds of millions of dollars in exposure. First, a new lawsuit in Tennessee seeks to subject legal distributors of prescription opioids to the same civil damages as the state provides for illegal drug dealers. As that unique theory evolves, a large group of national...
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