Medtronic Sues Insurer For Worker Theft Court Costs

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Medtronic Inc. subsidiary has hit a member of the Travelers Cos. Inc. with a suit to recover defense costs from a court battle launched by a medical center claiming a former Medtronic employee stole $1.2 million of its surgical kits.

Medtronic Spine LLC filed a complaint on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, seeking to hold St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. liable for the litigation costs.

“Because St. Paul has not paid for defense costs, Medtronic...
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