Baseball Teams Ask 9th Circ. For Another At-Bat In Virus Suit

By Shane Dilworth (October 18, 2021, 5:44 PM EDT) -- The owners of 19 minor league baseball teams asked the Ninth Circuit to rehear their arguments on whether their losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic are barred by virus exclusions, arguing that the court's previous ruling in favor of three Nationwide units contradicts other causation decisions.

A group of minor league baseball teams suing their insurers for coverage say their losses from the canceled 2020 season were not only caused by the coronavirus, but also by government shutdown orders and Major League Baseball's failure to supply players. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) The teams, which include the Chattanooga Lookouts and the Columbia Fireflies, said...

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