Case Under Consideration By Judge Following 18-Month Bench Trial

CHICAGO, February 27, 2012 – Closing arguments were held last week in a bench trial that commenced September 2010 and the case is now under consideration by the Judge. Butler Rubin partners Gerald Saltarelli and James Morsch are among a team of attorneys prosecuting an insurance fraud claim against one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies related to a recall claim on a weight loss drug. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London, Subscribing to Policy Number 548/Ns3003500, Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London Subscribing to Policy Number 548/Ns3003700, Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, Subscribing to Policy Number 769/009020, and Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London Subscribing to Certificate Number Mpt-001144300 v. Abbott Laboratories, No. 03 Ch 9307 (Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois)