Office Depot Tells 9th Circ. AIG Owes False Claims Coverage

Law360, Los Angeles (August 11, 2017, 5:48 PM EDT) -- Office Depot on Thursday asked the Ninth Circuit to resurrect its dispute with AIG Specialty Insurance Co. over coverage of its costs to defend and settle a whistleblower's accusations that it overbilled public entities, arguing that a California federal judge improperly expanded the scope of a state insurance statute to bar coverage.

In an opening brief filed with the appellate court, Office Depot asserted that U.S. District Judge Stephen V. Wilson erred in accepting AIG's argument that California Insurance Code Section 533 — which precludes coverage...
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