Marsh Can't Enjoin Cos. From Pursuing State Claims

Law360, New York (July 28, 2009, 9:50 PM EDT) -- The federal judge in charge of enforcing a $69 million settlement by insurance broker Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. in a two-pronged multidistrict litigation suit against some of the nation’s largest insurance brokers over alleged bid-rigging to inflate premiums has refused to prevent plaintiffs in two state lawsuits from pursuing claims against Marsh.

In an order signed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Judge Garrett E. Brown Jr. denied Marsh’s motion to enforce the settlement approved in February by enjoining...
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