Judge: Coverage Owed For 'Pill Mills' Suit Against Pharmaceuticals Distributor

Judge: Coverage Owed For 'Pill Mills' Suit Against Pharmaceuticals Distributor

ANDERSON, S.C. - A commercial general liability insurer has a duty to defend its pharmaceutical drug distributor insured against underlying claims that it illegally distributed controlled substances, a South Carolina federal judge ruled Sept. 24 (Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. J M Smith Corporation, Smith Drug Company Inc., No. 7:12-2824-TMC, D. S.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136448).

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