Ins. Agent Trashed Trade Secret Evidence: Court

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 7:38 PM EDT) -- An insurance agent in Arizona accused of absconding with American Family Mutual Insurance Co.’s proprietary information in order to lure policyholders to a rival carrier faces an uphill battle now that a federal judge has ruled the agent destroyed evidence of the alleged misdeeds.

Judge H. Russel Holland of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona concluded Wednesday that Kevin Rubinstein Agency Inc., a former agent for American Family, deceived the court about the existence of records taken from the insurer and continued to...
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