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Miami, Survey Suggests Florida Businesses are Not Prepared for the 2020 Hurricane Season

If you live or work in Florida, particularly South Florida, then you know the state is a hurricane hotspot. With Florida falling into the path of nearly every hurricane that forms, you would assume business owners have taken all measures to…
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Contractor in New Hampshire Charged with Theft and Deceptive Business Practices

Contractors come in handy when a person is looking to upgrade their home or even repair an area that suffered damage from a storm or natural disaster. But all contractors aren’t created equal. In fact, there are some contractors out there…
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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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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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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…
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Disputes Erupt Between Insurance Companies and Business Owners in Hawaii Over COVID-19 Claims

Business owners in Hawaii are baffled by the responses they are receiving from their insurance companies regarding their COVID-19-related claims. While many businesses purchased business interruption insurance for instances such as the current…
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Business Interruption Insurance Unlikely to Cover COVID-19-Related Claims Submitted by Alaska Business Owners

Business owners in Alaska purchase insurance for one thing and one thing only—to ensure their business is protected. They want to know that if a fire or flood were to occur or their operations were disrupted by a government shutdown that their…
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Wyoming, The Hartford Insurance Sued by Small Business Owners for Denying COVID-19 Claims

Hartford Insurance offers business insurance to business owners located in various states across the U.S., including Wyoming. The company not only provides business property insurance but also business liability insurance in a single policy…