Shawn Hanson and Maria Ellinikos Discuss California’s Insurance Frauds Prevention Act in Law360 Article
Law360 has published the article “A Little-Known Powerful Tool To Fight Calif. Insurance Fraud,” written by Akin Gump partner Shawn Hanson and senior counsel Maria Ellinikos, both members of the firm’s litigation practice.
The article provides an overview of the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act, a little known statute that permits any interested person to bring an insurance fraud action on behalf of the state based on false claims submitted to private insurance companies. As part of this overview, Hanson and Ellinikos discuss case law developed over the past two years under the act that have confirmed its expansive reach.
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