MLS Seeks $6M From Insurer For Antitrust Row Defense

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- Major League Soccer launched a suit in New York state court Monday claiming Federal Insurance Co. failed to honor a $6 million policy covering MLS' defense of an antitrust suit accusing it of colluding to drive out a rival.

MLS claims that Federal Insurance wrongfully denied it coverage based on an antitrust exclusion in its policy, arguing that the exclusion does not apply to unjust enrichment and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act allegations asserted in the underlying dispute. That suit was brought by former soccer...
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