Merge Healthcare's Suit Over Execs' Legal Fees Nixed

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 4:15 PM EDT) -- Two former officers of Merge Healthcare Inc. have gotten the company's lawsuit against them over legal fees thrown out because the case lacked enough of a connection to federal securities law.

Judge J.P. Stadtmueller of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on Friday granted a motion to dismiss filed by the defendants, former President and CEO Richard A. Linden and former Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer Scott T. Veech.

Merge sued the men in February in an attempt to recoup nearly...
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