Evanston's Bratz Defense Bill Should Be $11M, Chartis Says

Law360, Los Angeles (April 10, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT) -- Three Chartis Inc. companies urged a California federal judge Tuesday to increase Evanston Insurance Co.’s share of costs related to the defense of MGA Entertainment Inc. in its Bratz trade secrets battle with Mattel Inc., bumping Evanston's liability from $8.5 million to $10.9 million.

Mark D. Sheridan, an attorney for Chartis Specialty Insurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Lexington Insurance Co., told U.S. District Judge David O. Carter on Tuesday that the judge incorrectly counted two insurance policies from The Hartford...
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