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There are a lot of "ifs" in that question but as a general rule the answer would have to be yes.
There are a number of reasons for that. The first one is that if the company was trying to avoid themselves getting sued or bad mouthed because you were their employee at the time then they could sue you and the judge would order you to pay IF they convinced the judge you were likely guilty of the offense or that they would likely lose in a case if they were sued.
I'm not sure if you when you said "they" you meant the employer or the insurance company but it doesn't matter as to whether you would have to pay, what matters is whether you would have to pay the employer who would then have to pay the insurance company back for what they spent or whether you would have to pay the insurance company directly.
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