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7th Circuit Orders Insurer to Defend in West Virginia ‘Pill Mill’ Lawsuits - Insurance Coverage

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Posted on: Aug 1, 2016

Joan M. Cotkin for Lexology reports that in an effort to deal with the terrible epidemic of drug abuse and the human and economic costs of this dilemma, the state of West Virginia has brought lawsuits in several jurisdictions against pharmaceutical companies and distributors of “controlled” drugs which West Virginia alleges were sold by “pill mills” to people for no reasonable or legitimate purpose. Read the full article here.

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