Race Co. Can't Escape Suit Over 'Worthless' Insurance

Law360 (May 29, 2020, 9:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal court struck back at Spartan Race Inc.'s calling it "ill-equipped" to hear a proposed class action accusing it of overcharging racers for "worthless" insurance, rejecting its bid to move or dismiss the suit and finding the company failed to show the fee was not a deceptive or unfair act.

U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom wrote Thursday that the race organizer failed to provide convincing and adequate information on the insurance fee's purpose and that it had "no authority" to say the federal court is ill-equipped to apply the laws of Massachusetts.

Spartan Race urged the court to move...

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