STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
N.J. Wedding Venue Sues Liberty Mutual for COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses
June 5, 2020
HARTFORD, Conn. — A New Jersey wedding venue has filed a proposed class action against Liberty Mutual Insurance, demanding coverage for business interruption losses it sustained due to civil closure orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a June 4 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Caterer’s In The Park LLC t/a Nanina’s In The Park says the orders triggered coverage under its policy’s Business Income (And Extra Expense) Coverage Form because they caused “direct physical loss of or physical damage to property.”
“Plaintiff and all similarly situated Class members have ...
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