Coverage for DOJ Investigation Not Barred Because No Way to Determine Whether There Was Substantial Overlap with Earlier Lawsuits

A federal court in California has held that an investigation did not relate back to earlier lawsuits against the insured, nor was coverage barred by the policy’s prior or pending litigation exclusion, because the investigation was “shrouded in secrecy,” and it was therefore impossible to determine whether the investigation or allegations arose out of or were based upon the prior litigation.

California Mom Punched in the Face by Cops

By | Justice Never Quits | October 7, 2015

California woman, Cindy Hahn,  is suing the city of Carlsbad, California, and several members of the town’s police department following an incident captured on cell phone video in which the mother of two was allegedly pinned down and punched by law enforcement officers after being pulled over for a seat belt violation.