A Montgomery County judge has ruled that an insurance broker and its employee are not entitled to indemnity under their “advertising injury” coverage for a $30 million judgment levied against them in a federal copyright infringement suit in which they were alleged to have copied language from a rival broker’s client documents and used it for their own.

Montgomery County Common Pleas Court Judge Stanley Ott ruled that a group of 17 insurers has no duty to indemnify USI MidAtlantic Inc. and Thomas P. Haughey, the defendants in the copyright suit.

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