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Kansas City COVID Business Interruption Claim Cleared For Trial

A federal judge in Kansas City has cleared a restaurant group’s COVID-related business interruption claim for jury trial, finding that an 8th Circuit Court decision that found no coverage was owed in a separate case does not apply to a …

Viewpoint: Be Like Mike and Look to Fundamentals to Recover COVID-19 Losses

Michael Jordan, the National Basketball Association icon, once said, “get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” His insight here also holds value for insurance lawyers who are facing their own game seven. Many of …

Virus Fight Insurers Thought They’d Dodged Is Looming Anyway

For years, property-casualty insurers have sought to protect their business from the ripple effects of a pandemic. The spread of the coronavirus is showing it may not be easy. At issue are business-interruption policies, which tend to pay out only …