Rockland May Have Acted Late In Coverage Fight: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Second Circuit judges on Thursday expressed doubt at trade show promoter Rockland Exposition Inc.'s attempt to force an insurer to pay its legal costs in an underlying trademark suit, since Rockland first mentioned the case weeks after it was filed.

Rockland in 2009 filed suit to try to force Great American Assurance Co. to pay its legal costs in the trademark lawsuit, after the insurer said Rockland's first notice — an oral notification that came about seven weeks after the underlying suit was filed — was...
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