The insurer requests 9th Circ. Claim victory in opioid coverage litigation

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By Eli Flesch (September 17, 2021, 7:11 p.m. EDT) – US Specialty Insurance Co. on Friday urged Circuit Ninth to uphold the finding that a California pharmaceutical company was not entitled to coverage for costs incurred in connection with of an investigation of opioid drugs and the company’s marketing practices.

The insurer said an exclusion of goods and products in its policy with San Diego-based drugmaker Sentynl Therapeutics was correctly interpreted to largely exclude coverage for the $ 2.4 million the drug company spent to respond to subpoenas for information on the marketing of levorphanol, one of its prescription opioids. medications.

This is because the policy unambiguously excluded coverage for losses resulting from claims that could …

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