Fox Loses Bid To Combine Indemnification Suits

Law360, New York (July 29, 2009, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a bid from Fox Entertainment Group Inc. and New World Entertainment Ltd. to consolidate two suits with Employers Insurance of Wausau and National Casualty Co. disputing the coverage of a copyright infringement settlement.

Judge Dean D. Pregerson on Tuesday decided not to consolidate the cases — one filed by Fox against the insurers and one filed by the insurers against the media company — in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Although both suits concern the insurers'...
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