The American Family Life Assurance Co. of Columbus, Ga., noted for the mascot duck that quacks its name — AFLAC — has settled a rare federal case with an agreement that upholds AFLAC’s right to copyright its insurance policies.

What remains unresolved are a federal judge’s concerns that the defendants, insurance conglomerate Assurant Inc. and its subsidiaries, “showed contempt” for civil proceedings by making misrepresentations to the court.

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