Health Plans Seek Reimbursement From Pfizer For Asbestos Medical Care

NEW YORK - Thirty-two insurers and health care plans on Sept. 5 sought relief in New York federal bankruptcy court from an injunction in the Chapter 11 case of Quigley Co. Inc. so they can sue Quigley parent Pfizer Inc. for reimbursement of millions of dollars in benefits for asbestos victims, saying that they have subrogation rights to recover the benefits from the more than $1 billion in settlement funds that Pfizer has agreed to pay asbestos claimants in Quigley's case (In re Quigley Company Inc., No. 04-15739, S.D. N.Y. Bkcy.).

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