• Posts by Elliot Z. Chen
    Associate

    Elliot Chen is an Associate in the Litigation Department.

    Elliot’s practice focuses on complex business and corporate litigation, in federal and state courts. He has represented a wide range of clients, from national retailers ...

Mind the Proper Use of ‘Prior Knowledge’ Exclusions

Liability insurance written on a claims made basis is designed to protect an insured against claims asserted following the policy’s inception even if the acts giving rise to the claim took place prior to policy inception. But if prior to policy inception the insured was aware of facts or circumstances that could have reasonably led the insured to believe a subsequent claim would be asserted during the policy period, then coverage might be challenged.

Liability carriers have sought to address this by including “prior knowledge” exclusions in their policies. Under those ...

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