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Timely Notice is your on-the-go source for sharp takes and expert analysis of the latest trends, breaking news, and sea-changes in global insurance law. 

Jun 19, 2018

Mike Hamilton, a partner in Goldberg Segalla's Global Insurance Services Group, explores the thorny insurance coverage issues related to opioid litigation. Mike uses recent statistics to illustrate the breadth of the opioid addiction issue in the United States. He also offers an overview of the current opioid litigation landscape, including the cast of characters and the theories being pursued. Mike then delves into the types of liability coverage issues implicated by these lawsuits. He dissects the opioid coverage decisions thus far and finally identifies the most significant coverage issues courts will soon need to address.