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Massachusetts, Boston-Based Restaurant Chain Sues Insurer for Denying its Business Interruption Claim

Legal Sea Foods is preparing to go to battle with its insurer, Strathmore Insurance Co. after the company rejected the seafood chain’s business interruption claims [Source: The Boston Globe]. After the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered all of the…
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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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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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Georgia Dentist Files Class-Action Lawsuit Against Business Insurer for Refusing to Cover his COVID-19 Claims

A dentist in Georgia has brought a lawsuit against his insurer, The Hartford Financial Services Group, after the company refused to cover his claim which seeks coverage for COVID-19-related losses [Source: Marietta Daily Journal]. Dr. Roy Johnson,…
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South Florida Restaurant Sues Lloyd’s of London Over Coronavirus-Related Business Interruption Coverage

Business owners in Florida are fed up with the responses they are receiving from their insurers regarding their claims filed for COVID-19-related losses and many are turning to the courts for help. A Florida restaurant chain owner with branches…
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Florida Dive Shop Sues Insurer for Acting in Bad Faith After It Denied its Business Interruption Claim

A dive shop located in Tavernier, Florida has brought a lawsuit against its insurer, Tokio Marine Specialty Insurance Co. after it denied the shop’s business interruption claim stemming from COVID-19 losses [Source: Insurance Journal]. After…