Michigan Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk (Ingham County) granted the insurer’s motion for summary disposition in Gavrilides Management Company v. Michigan Insurance Company. At issue was coverage for restaurants that were shuttered by COVID-19-related government orders. The court concluded that no coverage is owed.
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On Friday, March 27, 2020, New York joined the growing chorus of states that have introduced legislation requiring first-party property policies to insure business interruption losses due to COVID-19 – notwithstanding policy provisions requiring there to first be some physical damage and possibly despite widespread use of a “Virus” exclusion.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Thomas Keller Restaurant Group filed a declaratory judgment action against Hartford Fire Insurance Company, in the Superior Court of California, seeking coverage for business income losses on account of COVID-19
We continue to carefully monitor and report on coronavirus and related insurance developments. We also continue to report on other developments in the insurance industry. Above all, please take care of yourselves and be safe.