STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Mich. Chiropractic Office Sues State Farm for COVID-19 Business Losses, Expenses
June 29, 2020
DETROIT — A Michigan chiropractic office has filed a proposed class action against State Farm, seeking coverage for business interruption losses it sustained when government orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to temporarily close.
In a June 23 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Turek Enterprises Inc. d/b/a Alcona Chiropractic contends the orders caused its property to sustain “direct physical loss or damage,” triggering coverage under its all-risk policy.
The provides “Loss of Income” and ‘Civil Authority’ coverage,” the complaint says. Under these coverages, if for any non-excluded reason, ...