Brian L. Friedman and Robert M. Travisano, Members of the Firm, will present “Missouri Court Rules in Favor of Business Owners in COVID-19 Coverage Lawsuit: Recent Developments on Business Interruption Claims Stemming from COVID-19,” a CLE webinar hosted by the Federal Bar Association and co-sponsored by myLawCLE.
This CLE will provide background on business interruption insurance and discuss recent developments related to business interruption claims stemming from the impact of COVID-19. Mr. Friedman and Mr. Travisano will discuss key aspects of business interruption insurance and relevant pre-COVID-19 cases. The CLE will focus on recent decisions that have interpreted the term “direct physical loss” in the context of COVID-19 related claims, including Rose’s 1, LLC, et al. v. Erie Insurance Exchange and Studio 417, Inc., et al. v. The Cincinnati Ins. Comp.
Learning objectives for this course will include:
- Background on business interruption insurance (what is it and when does it apply, generally)
- Relevant policy provisions related to COVID-19 claims.
- Recent court decisions interpreting policy language, including the meaning of direct physical loss, in connection with COVID-19 claims.
- Potential Paths for Insureds to seek coverage.