Insurers Ask 9th Circ. To Let Them Claim Bratz Legal Fees

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 9:10 PM EDT) -- Four insurers fighting for a chunk of MGA Entertainment Inc.'s $140 million attorneys' fees and costs award told the Ninth Circuit on Friday they should have been allowed to jump into MGA's trade secrets and employment contract battle with Mattel Inc. over Bratz dolls because their request was timely.

Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., Lexington Insurance Co. and Chartis Specialty Insurance Co. asked to intervene in the protracted secrets contract dispute 22 days after final judgment and...
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