STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Chicago Restaurant Sues Society Insurance for Coverage of COVID-19 Business Losses
April 27, 2020
CHICAGO — The “West on North” restaurant and bar in Chicago seeks coverage for business losses they sustained when state and local government closure orders were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an April 24 complaint filed against Society Insurance in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, JDS 1455 Inc. d/b/a West on North says it was forced to halt ordinary operations and furlough or lay off a majority of their employees.
Society Insurance denied the restaurant’s claim for property damage and lost business income on March 26. Plaintiff contends its “Business Owners” ...
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