Richard Mason and Terri Sutton, of Cozen O'Connor's Global Insurance department, will present a webinar titled, "The Opioid Crisis and General Liability Insurance." The opioid epidemic continues to fuel a rapidly increasing number of lawsuits. This webinar will provide an overview of the litigation filed to date. The presenters will examine the distribution chain, theories of liability, and the coverage issues the lawsuits have presented.
The presenters will cover:
Opioid manufacture, distribution, use and abuse
Causes of action alleged against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retailers
The status of the underlying litigation
The insurance coverage issues under general liability policies and associated coverage litigation