Law360 article reports on an Amended Complaint filed by Pillsbury’s award-winning Insurance Recovery and Advisory Group in a significant insurance recovery action seeking coverage for COVID-19 business interruption. The article reports that the Amended Complaint:

  • is a “beefed-up filing” where we “unleashed a deluge of scientific studies on COVID-19”; and
  • stated that “the arguments outlined in Tuesday's filing could be a potential avenue around Mama Jo's v. Sparta Insurance Co., a heavily cited decision in which the Eleventh Circuit held that policyholders must show their properties required physical repairs to constitute direct physical loss. A number of insurers have pointed to that ruling in shooting down COVID-19 insurance cases.”

Pillsbury’s IRA group is at the cutting edge of the policyholder bar on COVID-19 insurance recovery actions, which this article highlights.

Read the full article here.

For more information, please contact Joseph JeanScott Greenspan, Benjamin Tievsky or Janine Stanisz.

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