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Nearly 700 Lawsuits Filed by Businesses in Various States Including Florida Over Denied Business Interruption Claims

After business owners in various states, including Florida realized the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on their sales and ability to stay open, they turned to their insurance companies for financial help. Because their business operations…
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Could case law in other states affect lawsuits filed by Mississippi business owners over denied business interruption claims?

Dozens of Mississippi business owners have filed lawsuits against their insurance companies after they were denied coverage under their business interruption insurance policies but very few, if any, cases have yet to be settled. While we could…
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Minnesota, Are pandemics really uninsurable?

According to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, they are.   Business owners all across the U.S. have the same question, “Why isn’t my business interruption insurance policy covering the income loss I suffered…
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Maine, Insurance Company Encourages Policyholders to File Business interruption Claims for COVID-19 Losses

But that isn’t a guarantee that your claim is going to get paid.   As business owners in Maine began to see their profits drop as a result of government-ordered closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many contacted their insurance…
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Louisiana Lawmakers Shelve Bill that Would Have Forced Insurers to Cover COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

After insurance companies began denying COVID-19 business interruption claims filed by struggling business owners, the Louisiana Senate introduced SB 477. The bill, which was introduced on March 31, 2020, would mandate that insurance companies…
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Kentucky Daycare Sues Insurer for at Least $400,000 Over Denied COVID-19 Claim

After ABC Daycare and Learning Center in Richmond was ordered by Governor Andy Beshear to close its doors on March 20th due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the facility, like many other businesses, filed a business interruption claim with its insurer…
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Business Owners in Kansas Want to Know if Their Insurer Should be Covering Claims for Pandemic-Related Losses

Questions related to business interruption insurance have been circulating the internet for months now as business owners are unable to confirm whether or not they are actually entitled to coverage under their business interruption policies.…
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Citizens Insurance Sued by Large Restaurant Group in Indiana Over Denied Business Interruption Claims

A large restaurant group in Indiana is suing its insurer, Citizens Insurance Co. of America after the company denied its COVID-19-related claims. Patachou Inc., which is the company behind the lawsuit, was founded in 1989 by Martha Hoover and…
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COVID-19 Pandemic Has Bar Owner in Iowa Struggling to Get By and He is Getting No Help from His Insurer

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on restaurants and bars in Iowa after all were required to stop operations or limit the services they offered. With little to no revenue coming in, many began making the necessary modifications needed to…
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Italian Village Restaurant in Illinois is Suing Its Insurer for Denying its Coronavirus-Related Business Interruption Claim

An Italian restaurant in Chicago, Illinois has joined dozens of other business owners in the battle between insurance companies and businesses. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin recently reported that the eatery, Italian Village Restaurant, has…