AEIC Allowed To Seek $4M Fee In Clinical Trial Row

Law360, Los Angeles (October 29, 2013, 10:26 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Monday reversed a lower court decision to bar American Equity Insurance Co. from collecting at least a portion of the $4 million in attorneys' fees racked up during a decade-long breach-of-contract battle over clinical trials.

The three-judge appellate panel found in Monday’s unpublished decision that AEIC could amend its claim to at least a portion of the fees that accumulated while dental implants maker Sargon Enterprises Inc. defended itself in the breach-of-contract suit with the University of Southern California, despite law...
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