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Las Vegas, Nevada Breakfast Restaurant Chain Owner Sues Insurer for Unjustly Denying His Business Interruption Claims

The owner of the Egg Works and Egg & I breakfast restaurant chain opened his first Egg & I in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1998. In an effort to protect the business he had just started along with the employees he hired, Brad Burdsall says he…
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Did Nebraska introduce a business interruption bill that would order insurers to cover COVID-19-related losses?

The State of Nebraska has yet to adopt a business interruption (BI) bill that would mandate insurers cover COVID-19-related losses. But that doesn’t mean the state won’t introduce such a bill in the future. With more and more business owners…
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Six Female Immigrants Scheduled to be Released from Detention Facility in Texas After Filing Suit Against ICE Over COVID-19 Fears

The COVID-19 virus is an aggressive one that has claimed 62,000 lives and sickened approximately 1.2 million people thus far. While anyone who comes into contact with the potentially deadly virus is at risk of becoming infected, it is those…
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What challenges will workers face as they return to work after Florida relaxes COVID-19 restrictions?

While going back to work for some is a must as their funds have been completely depleted, others worry that there is still the potential they could contract the virus that has already claimed 62,000 lives in the U.S. alone. Despite which side…
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Montana, My insurer denied my business interruption claim for COVID-19 losses. What should I do?

Lawsuits filed by business owners across the U.S. are mounting after most, if not all, insurance companies have taken the same stance—they aren’t going to cover pandemic-related losses. While most business owners were under the impression…
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Will my business interruption insurance pay for the losses my Missouri business suffered as a result of COVID-19?

 Business interruption insurance is a type of coverage that can be added on to the standard policy business owners purchase to protect their businesses. This type of coverage, when purchased, is expected to protect a business from lost revenue…
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Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Says Business Interruption Insurance Likely Won’t Cover COVID-19 Losses

The Mississippi Insurance Department recently issued a press release that was expected to address many of the questions business owners in the state had regarding business interruption insurance coverage. The reason behind the influx of questions…
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How to Choose a Medical Power of Attorney

Although many states have begun to relax COVID-19 restrictions, including Florida, the virus is still very much alive and affecting the lives of both the young and old. Each day, cases continue to rise as does the death toll. With so much uncertainty…
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Michigan Insurers Say Most Business Interruption Claims Filed for COVID-19 Losses Won’t Be Covered

 If you own a business in Michigan, then you’ve probably already heard—your insurer isn’t going to cover your business interruption claim for the losses you suffered due to COVID-19. You’ve also probably heard many business owners ask…
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The Maryland Insurance Administration Says that Global Pandemics are Typically Excluded in Business Interruption Policies

But that doesn’t necessarily mean all business interruption policies contain this exclusion.   After the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) received a significant amount of inquiries regarding business interruption insurance…
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Miami, FL, How to Get Your Workers’ Comp Claim Paid Even When Insurers are Denying or Delaying the Issuance of Benefits?

The insurance industry is feeling the pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic as it is not only receiving an influx of claims filed by employers, physicians, and business owners that it must respond to, but it is also being sued for its failure…
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Several Maine Insurers are Being Sued Over Denied Business Interruption Claims

The Hartford is one of many insurance companies that is facing lawsuits filed by business owners for its lack of covering claims related to COVID-19 losses.   As difficult as it was for business owners in Maine to have to close their…
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Louisiana Business Owner Files Declaratory Judgment Lawsuit for Losses that Stem from COVID-19

Shortly after the Governor of Louisiana began capping gatherings to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the owner of Oceana Grill, a restaurant located in New Orleans, filed suit against their insurer Lloyd’s of London. While most…
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Can a Kentucky Business Owner Sue Their Insurer if the Company Denies Their Claim for COVID-19 Losses?

You can, but you better lawyer up if you want to stand a chance at winning.   Insurance companies across the U.S. are denying business interruption insurance claims and business owners aren’t happy about it. While most business owners…
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Estate Planning Documents that Should be Reviewed and Revised Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Although estate planning attorneys have always encouraged individuals to revisit their estate planning documents regularly to ensure they are accurate and up to date, many put off the task as they feel they have plenty of time to make the necessary…
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Can I create an estate plan or modify an existing one remotely?

As a result of the rise in coronavirus cases in Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay at home order that requires Floridians to remain at home unless they must seek medical attention or need to visit a local essential business.…