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What Conn. Opioid Ruling Means for Liability Insurers


A Connecticut judge recently dismissed lawsuits filed by thirty-seven cities seeking to recover economic losses allegedly arising from the opioid epidemic, calling efforts to determine which of twenty-five pharmaceutical defendants caused the cities’ losses “junk justice.”  R. Patrick Bedell and Kevin F. Harris of BatesCarey’s Opioid Coverage Task Force analyze this notable ruling and its implications for the liability insurers being asked to cover the opioid epidemic’s costs to society. Read the Law360 byline here.