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The global COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic immediately brought to light complex legal questions some predict could take years to answer. As the number of individuals and businesses impacted by Coronavirus continues to rise, so do disputes over compensation for losses related to the outbreak. This resource is an online newsfeed covering the novel legal developments COVID-19 leaves in its wake — from coverage of claims for business interruption, the applicability of exclusions, D&O and E&O claims, workers’ compensation and more. Now includes access to HarrisMartin's exclusive COVID-19 Case Tracker, allowing subscribers to search cases by state, defendants, industries, and more!


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Issue #1, April 2020

Restaurant Holding Co. Files Class Action Against Insurers, Demanding Coverage for Business Losses

SA Hospitality Group LLC, a holding company that owns and operates a number of restaurants in New York and Florida through its subsidiaries, seeks coverage for business income losses the restaurants sustained when they were forced to close after state and local governments issued “stay at home” orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Chicago Restaurant Sues Society Insurance for Coverage of COVID-19 Business Losses

The “West on North” restaurant and bar in Chicago seeks coverage for business losses they sustained when state and local government closure orders were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Nevada Breakfast Joints File Class Action Demanding Coverage for COVID-19 Losses

Owners of the “Egg & I” breakfast restaurant chain in Las Vegas seek coverage for business income losses they sustained when state and local government closure orders were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Pa. Sports Arena Sues Insurer for Business Losses Following COVID-19 Closure

A Philadelphia area sports facility has sued The Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Insurance Co., seeking coverage for COVID-19 business interruption losses.


Small Business Accuses JPMorgan Chase, Ruth’s Chris of Abusing CARES Act Loan Program

A federal class action complaint accuses JPMorgan Chase Bank, of putting its “established and better-heeled clients” first when processing applications for forgivable loans under the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program, leaving smaller businesses in the cold.


Smithfield Foods Sued for Failing to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 at Mo. Plant

Smithfield Foods Inc. has been sued in Missouri federal court, accused of failing to adequately protect its employees from the spread of COVID-19 in its Milan, Mo., pork processing plant.


Seattle Dental Practice Hits Ohio Casualty with Class Action Following Denial of COVID-19 Claim

A Seattle dental practice has filed a federal class action against The Ohio Casualty Insurance Co., asserting that it is obligated to provide coverage for business interruption losses arising from state-ordered closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


FDA Warns Against Use of Hydroxychloroquine in Non-Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

The Food and Drug Administration has cautioned consumers and health professionals against using hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine to treat non-hospitalized patients for COVID-19 or to prevent the virus, explaining that it can lead to life-threatening heart rhythm problems.


Calif. Hair Salon Files Insurance Class Action Against The Hartford

A Pasadena, Calif., hair salon has filed a class action against The Hartford in federal court, asserting that its COVID-19-related business interruption losses are covered under its policy’s Special Property Coverage Form.


Kansas City Restaurant Owners Levy COVID-19 Class Action Against Cincinnati Insurance

The owners of three Kansas City restaurants have filed a class action against The Cincinnati Insurance Co. in federal court, demanding coverage for losses they sustained as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and government closure orders.


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COVID-19 Litigation Report

The global COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic immediately brought to light complex legal questions some predict could take years to answer. As the number of individuals and businesses impacted by Coronavirus continues to rise, so do disputes over compensation for losses related to the outbreak. This resource is an online newsfeed covering the novel legal developments COVID-19 leaves in its wake — from coverage of claims for business interruption, the applicability of exclusions, D&O and E&O claims, workers’ compensation and more. Now includes access to HarrisMartin's exclusive COVID-19 Case Tracker, allowing subscribers to search cases by state, defendants, industries, and more!


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