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Insurers' New York Pfizer Coverage Suit Bites The Dust

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday declined to take jurisdiction over a massive insurance coverage fight in which Pfizer Inc. wants help with a $400 million settlement of shareholder claims over the withdrawn-from-the-market painkiller Bextra and other drugs, citing Pfizer's competing suit in Delaware filed just hours before this one.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest granted Pfizer's motion to dismiss claims by North River Insurance Co., Arch Insurance Co. and U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. after learning that Delaware federal judge Gregory Sleet on Monday allowed...
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Case Title

Arch Insurance Company et al v. Pfizer Inc.


Case Number

1:18-cv-00744

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

January 26, 2018


Case Title

Federal Insurance Company et al v. Pfizer Inc.


Case Number

1:18-cv-00878

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

January 31, 2018


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. v. The North River Insurance Company et al


Case Number

1:18-cv-00251

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

February 13, 2018

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