Barrasso Usdin wins motion to dismiss COVID-19 business interruption insurance coverage claim

(Client: Multinational insurer)

Steve Usdin and Janelle Sharer won a motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claims for business income losses allegedly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, successfully arguing that financial losses allegedly due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting governmental stay-at-home orders were not covered under a commercial property insurance policy.

The firm handles COVID-19 business interruption claims across the country, litigating cases in California, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey, Ohio and elsewhere.  The firm has extensive experience representing insurers in all phases of coverage, bad-faith, and complex litigation.