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Insurers Remain Undefeated In Federal And State Appellate Tribunals On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

April 12, 2022 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

By Melinda S. Kollross

The body of federal and state appellate precedent keeps growing, with these appellate tribunals unanimously holding that there is no property insurance business interruption coverage for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two Appellate Court Panels Reject Business Coverage For COVID-19

April 6, 2022 / Writing and Speaking

By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, April 5, 2022

Two Illinois Appellate Court decisions recently rejected insured restaurants’ claims for business interruption coverage based on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive orders suspending on-premises consumption of food or beverages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois Appellate Court, Second District Rules For Insurer In Covid-19 Business Interruption Case – Joins Unanimous Appellate Precedent Nationwide Finding No Coverage For Covid-19 BI Claims

March 17, 2022 / News

Sweet Berry Café, Inc. v. Society Insurance, Inc., 2022 IL App (2d) 210088

OPINION

¶ 1 In this insurance coverage case, plaintiff, Sweet Berry Café, Inc. (Café), sought a declaration that its commercial property insurance policy with defendant,

Federal Appellate Courts Rule For Insurers On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

By Melinda S. Kollross

To date, four separate Federal Circuits have issued 7 decisions all holding for insurers on COVID-19 business interruption claims. A body of precedent is being built that can now be cited by the insurance industry at both the trial and appellate level in both state and federal court. 

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