Iowa Casino Operator Dealt Loss Over COVID-19 Coverage

By Ben Zigterman (November 16, 2021, 4:18 PM EST) -- An Iowa federal judge dismissed a COVID-19 coverage lawsuit from an Iowa casino operator, finding that its losses are economic, not physical, and so not covered by Zurich American Insurance Co.

An insurer is off the hook from paying a COVID-19 claim after an Iowa federal judge dismissed a coverage lawsuit filed by a casino operator. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) In granting Zurich's motion to dismiss the suit from Great River Entertainment, U.S. District Judge Robert W. Pratt also said Monday that the Eighth Circuit's decision in July in a similar suit is binding.

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