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COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Litigation – One Year Later - CMBA News and Information

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Posted by: Brennan Donnellan on Apr 26, 2021
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From National Law Review, businesses across the country have brought lawsuits against their insurers seeking coverage for losses related to COVID-19. According to the COVID Coverage Litigation Tracker at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, over 1,500 suits have been filed since March 2020 in state and federal court.

Although Ohio state court judges have been most favorable to insureds’ attempts to secure coverage, every COVID-19 related business interruption case is fact-specific and the outcome of a motion will be based on the allegations in the complaint and the language of the insurance policies involved, including whether they include a virus exclusion and how that provision is drafted.

You can read the entire article from National Law Review at this link.



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