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Federal Suit Over Local Wisconsin COVID-19 Orders Dismissed

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by two dozen Wisconsin residents challenging a variety of local stay-at-home orders enacted to curb the spread of the coronavirus. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach on Monday dismissed the challenge, …

As S.C. Hospitality Industry Grows, So Do New Coronavirus Numbers

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina’s hard-hit hospitality industry in May clawed back some of the jobs lost amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as businesses across the state continue to reopen — and new COVID-19 case numbers continue to soar. On …

Business Owners Shut Doors or Turn to Telephone Sales During Pandemic

LAKE CHARLES, La. — After the mandatory shutdown of nonessential businesses in Louisiana during this coronavirus pandemic, several small business owners have been faced with making a new way of life. Two local businesses — Bauhaus Salon and Haus Spa …

Main Street Wig Shop Among New Litigants in COVID Claims Battle

As coronavirus spreads across the country, litigation against insurers for denying claims caused by the pandemic is spreading along with it. A group of Chicago businesses and a Houston-area wig store are the latest litigants to press business-interruption claims against …