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Insurance carriers’ claims that unvetted and potentially fraudulent civil suits have flooded the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy are part of “wasteful and ugly games” the companies are playing in an effort to distract from their liabilities, plaintiffs firms involved in the proceedings have alleged in new court filings.

On Feb. 5 numerous law firms filed responses to a series of motions that insurance carriers Century and The Hartford entered late last month, requesting additional discovery into the methods lawyers used to process and submit claims into the bankruptcy litigation. The requested discovery included delving into attorneys’ alleged use of lead generation and litigation funding companies.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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