Shuttered Businesses Seek National Consolidation of COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Shuttered Businesses Seek National Consolidation of COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

By: Sean P. Mahoney, Michael O. Kassak and Eric B. Hermanson On April 20, 2020, two Philadelphia restaurants filed a petition with the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (the Panel or JPMDL), seeking to transfer and consolidate all COVID-19 business interruption insurance cases in federal court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District…