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“Prior or Pending Litigation” Exclusion Bars Coverage for Litigation that Was Unknown to Policyholder

Posted in Commercial General Liability (CGL), False Claims Act

Companies that do business with the federal government, or whose business transactions otherwise involve payments by the government, undoubtedly understand the exposure they face to “whistleblower” or “Qui Tam” lawsuits brought by private individuals on behalf of the government alleging fraud under the False Claims Act.  But it may surprise them to know that the… Continue Reading