Panel: Products Exclusions Bar Coverage For State’s Prescription Drug Abuse Suit

(August 30, 2016, 10:39 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 26 affirmed a lower court’s ruling that two general liability insurers have no duty to defend or indemnify their pharmaceutical distributor insured against the State of West Virginia's lawsuit seeking to recover billions in damages for the state's prescription pharmaceutical drug abuse epidemic (The Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, et al. v. Anda Inc. and Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 15-11510, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15760).

(Opinion available. Document #13-160901-015Z.)

On June 26,...
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