Insured Appeals No-Coverage Ruling For State’s Suit Over Prescription Drug Abuse

(December 9, 2015, 11:11 AM EST) -- ATLANTA — A pharmaceutical distributor insured asks the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to overturn a lower federal court’s finding that insurers have no duty to defend or indemnify it 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-B, 11th Cir.).

(Initial brief of appellants available. Document #13-151210-019B.)

On June 26, 2012, the State of...
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