Pa. Businesses Fight Cincinnati's Bid To Sink Virus Suit
By Ben Zigterman (January 28, 2022, 5:52 PM EST) -- A group of Pennsylvania businesses pushed back against the Cincinnati Insurance Co.'s effort to dismiss their putative class action seeking coverage for COVID-19-related losses, arguing that a structural alteration is not necessary to have a covered "physical loss."
The businesses, which include dental clinics and restaurants, sued Cincinnati in October and argued Thursday that the loss of use of their properties for their intended use should qualify them for coverage based on the plain meaning of the phrase "accidental physical loss."
"These standard and typical definitions provide that 'accidental physical loss' means losing the ability to materially use brick-and-mortar property for...
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!