STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Hanover Denies Allegations in Calif. Restaurant’s COVID-19 Coverage Action
July 13, 2020
SAN DIEGO — The Hanover American Insurance Co. has refuted a California café owner’s allegation that it wrongly denied coverage for business losses arising from COVID-19 closure orders.
In a July 8 answer filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Hanover denies that Wellness Eatery LLC suffered injuries or damages as the result of any act or omission on the insurer’s part.
According to the complaint — originally filed in the San Diego County Superior Court — Wellness Eatery operates three “Parakeet Café” locations in California, all of which were forced to significantly reduce operations ...
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