USIS Seeks Injunction In Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2009, 2:57 PM EDT) -- United States Insurance Services Inc. has moved for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction that would prevent former business partner Argonaut Insurance Co. from stealing trade secrets and soliciting business from a USIS workers’ compensation program in violation of a contract.

In a motion filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, USIS said Argonaut owed it a contractual duty to refrain from soliciting business for the same type of coverage as that provided under USIS' Other States Program.

“Rather than...
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