Shoe Co. Win On Costs Would Sock It To Insurers: Biz Group

Law360, Los Angeles (November 13, 2017, 6:20 PM EST) -- An insurance trade group on Friday urged Massachusetts' highest court to rule that two insurers can recoup sums they paid to defend Vibram USA Inc. against a suit alleging it unlawfully obtained a trademark for a shoe named after an Olympic marathon champion, saying a ruling to the contrary would unfairly expand insurers' defense obligations.

In September, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court had granted a joint request for direct appellate review lodged by Vibram and its insurers, Country Mutual Insurance Co. and Maryland Casualty Co., which...
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