1 S.A.N.T. Inc v. National Fire & Marine Ins Co

  1. January 23, 2023

    Businesses Again Ask 3rd Circ. To Send Virus Suits To Pa.

    A group of businesses that was denied insurance coverage for losses sustained during state-mandated COVID-19 shutdowns wants the Third Circuit to reconsider part of its earlier ruling and let the Pennsylvania Supreme Court weigh in on whether the businesses should get coverage under state law.

  2. January 06, 2023

    3rd Circ. Denies Coverage For Businesses' Pandemic Losses

    The Third Circuit said a group of New Jersey and Pennsylvania businesses aren't entitled to insurance coverage for their lost income during pandemic-related closures, ruling Friday that the COVID-19 virus and its associated government closure orders did not create a "direct physical loss of or damage to" their properties.

  3. September 28, 2022

    3rd Circ. Questions How Pandemic Orders Trigger Coverage

    A group of businesses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania faced sharp questioning Wednesday from Third Circuit judges over how they could be eligible for insurance coverage for losses from COVID-19 shutdown orders. 

  4. July 06, 2022

    3rd Circ. Asked To Wait For Pa. Panels On COVID Coverage

    A group of Pennsylvania businesses seeking coverage for their pandemic-related losses asked the Third Circuit to pause its consideration of several appeals, saying the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and state Supreme Court should weigh in first on issues surrounding COVID-19 coverage.

  5. November 09, 2021

    Pa. Businesses Ask 3rd Circ. To Overturn Virus Policy Rulings

    A group of Pennsylvania businesses told the Third Circuit this week that more than a dozen federal rulings wrongly denied insurance coverage for the businesses' pandemic-related losses, arguing that the lower courts took a too narrow interpretation of "physical loss" and a too broad interpretation of their policies' virus exclusions.

  6. February 02, 2021

    Businesses Ask 3rd Circ. To Combine Virus Coverage Appeals

    Attorneys for policyholders in eight COVID-19 coverage disputes have asked the Third Circuit to consolidate their appeals for argument, saying one combined proceeding will more efficiently resolve unaddressed issues of Pennsylvania law.