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No Accident

Insurers have no obligation to defend drug makers against lawsuits brought by governments fighting the opioid epidemic, since the policies only cover accidents and not intentional misrepresentations by Big Pharma, California’s Fourth Appellate District ruled Tuesday.

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Insurers have no obligation to defend drug makers against lawsuits brought by governments fighting the opioid epidemic, since the policies only cover accidents and not intentional misrepresentations by Big Pharma, California’s Fourth Appellate District ruled Tuesday.

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