STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Boston Restaurant Owner Hits Strathmore Insurance with COVID-19 Class Action
July 30, 2020
BOSTON — The owner of a Boston restaurant has filed a proposed class action against Strathmore Insurance Co. in Massachusetts federal court, seeking to recoup business interruption losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic and related government closure orders.
In a July 27 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Select Hospitality LLC, which owns the Grand Tour restaurant, says it and other restaurants have had to suspend operations due to their inability to use their properties for their intended purpose.
“Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s orders were issued because of, among other things, direct physical loss ...
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