STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
RW Restaurant Group Sues Charter Oak for COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage
July 28, 2020
GREENBELT, Md. — The owners of eight restaurants in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas have filed a proposed class action against Charter Oak Insurance Co., seeking to recoup losses arising from government-mandated COVID-19 restrictions that required the eateries to suspend or curtail operations.
In a July 24 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the RW Restaurant Group LLC and its affiliates, whose restaurants include Marcels, Brasserie Beck, Mussel Bar & Grille and Tommy Joe’s, contend that the public health orders caused physical loss of property and actual loss of business income, triggering coverage ...
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