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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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Michigan Introduces HB 5739, A Bill that Would Require Insurers to Cover COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

After business owners in Michigan couldn’t get their business interruption claims approved for the losses they suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Brian Elder introduced House Bill 5739. While there hasn’t been much action…
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Maryland, Business Owners Who Were Denied Business Interruption Coverage are Starting to Hold Brokers Liable

Business owners across the U.S. are all struggling to get their insurance companies to cover their business interruption claims. The fact is, companies aren’t paying on any business interruption policies related to the COVID-19 pandemic as…
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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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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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Litigation May Be the Only Way Businesses in Arkansas Can Get Their Insurers to Cover Their COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Business owners everywhere are turning to insurance claims denial lawyers for legal advice and help. While some want to know why their insurer is denying their business interruption claim even when coverage is warranted, others are rushing their…
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Wagner’s Shoes in Alabama Accuses Insurer of Acting in Bad Faith in Lawsuit After it Denied its Business Interruption Claim

After Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox and Governor Kay Ivey issued orders that required non-essential businesses to close, Wagner’s Shoes, a “Tuscaloosa staple,” filed a business interruption claim with its insurer Auto-Owners Insurance.…