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Policyholders With Endorsements for Diseases Survive Motions to Dismiss COVID-19 Claims

While insurers continue to win four out of five cases in early rounds, in the past month two property owners with policies that contained endorsements specifically providing coverage for diseases survived motions to dismiss their COVID-19 business interruption claims. On …

The Key to Winning COVID Business-Interruption Claims: Say the Virus is Present

Policyholder attorneys pursuing COVID-19 business-interruption claims are hoping to persuade judges to accept a premise that many Americans appear to doubt: The novel coronavirus is physically present on property and poses an imminent danger to the public. Pleadings that state …