STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Haagen-Dazs Franchise Owner Sues The Hartford for COVID-19 Losses
July 6, 2020
MIAMI — The owner of several Haagen-Dazs franchises has filed a proposed class action against its insurers, demanding coverage for business losses and expenses arising from government closure orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a July 2 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Sweet Tooth Inc. d/b/a Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream contends that the insurers’ refusal to pay COVID-19-related claims constitutes a breach of contract and provides them with the right to seek a declaratory judgment.
Sweet Tooth, which operates ice cream shops as a Haagen-Dazs franchisee in Florida, Michigan and Alabama, ...
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