Consultancy Asks 5th Circ. To Revive Virus Coverage Suit

By Ben Zigterman (January 18, 2022, 6:12 PM EST) -- A business consultancy and a property management company asked the Fifth Circuit to revive their COVID-19 coverage suit against an Allianz unit, arguing that their policy contains a communicable diseases provision not often found in standard commercial insurance policies.

PS Business Management and CJA Nola Realty, which operates an office in New Orleans for PS, also argued Friday in their opening brief that a mortality and disease exclusion in their policy with Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. is meant for personal injuries, not the coronavirus.

"While the word 'virus' does appear within the 'mortality and disease' exclusion, it is not a 'virus'...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!