Excess Insurer Says Akorn Suit Doesn't Need To Move To Ga.

Law360, New York (June 26, 2017, 8:20 PM EDT) -- Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co. on Friday asked an Illinois federal court to let its coverage dispute suit over a $20 million judgment against pharmaceutical company Akorn Inc. proceed, calling Akorn’s recent attempts to dismiss or stay the case a meritless procedural ploy.

Akorn was saddled with a $20 million judgment after it lost a trial against a Georgia couple in April who alleged one of the company’s products had adversely reacted with other medication, causing Ann Pope permanent cognitive damage.

Ironshore filed suit against Akorn in May, seeking a judgment that it didn’t need to cover the judgment under the $15...

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