EPIDEMIC INDEMNITY - Giant Eagle, a regional supermarket retailer, sued a fleet of insurers Thursday in Pennsylvania Western District Court to recover costs associated with the defense and settlement of lawsuits arising from the opioid epidemic. The lawsuit, which takes aim at affiliates of Chubb, Travelers, Liberty Mutual and American Financial Group, seeks declaratory judgment that the defendants have a duty to defend and indemnify Giant Eagle against claims related to its dispensing of prescription opioids at grocery store pharmacies. The suit, brought by Marcus & Shapira and Miller Friel PLLC, states that Giant Eagle has incurred more than $30 million to date in attorney fees and costs. The case is 2:22-cv-00468, Giant Eagle, Inc. et al v. American Guarantee And Liability Insurance Company et al. Stay up on the latest deals and litigation with the new Law.com Radar.  


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