Insurer Off Hook In Trailer Bridge Antitrust MDL: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Monday preserved Illinois National Insurance Co.'s win in a coverage dispute with Trailer Bridge Inc. over multidistrict litigation accusing the shipping company of fixing prices for freight services between the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Trailer Bridge had challenged a Florida federal judge's July 2010 decision to award summary judgment to Illinois National, arguing the insurer was legally obligated to defend it in the underlying antitrust action because its general liability policy covered Trailer Bridge's use of another's advertising idea in its own...
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