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Plaintiffs Hope to Consolidate COVID-19 Business-Interruption Lawsuits

Two groups of plaintiffs — one in Philadelphia, the other in Chicago — are asking federal courts to consolidate lawsuits filed by businesses that are seeking coverage for business-interruption losses caused by coronavirus stay-home orders. Attorneys for owners of the …

Another Restaurant Files Suit to Force Coverage for Virus Shutdown

Two California restaurants has filed a lawsuit against a unit of The Hartford, seeking a declaration that the owner’s commercial insurance policy covers losses caused by a statewide business shutdown ordered to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The lawsuit filed …