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Insurers Gain Early Wins in COVID-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits

Insurers have succeeded in dismissing COVID-19 business-interruption lawsuits in 17 out of 23 cases heard so far, with a growing number of judges finding that some tangible alteration of a property is required to trigger coverage under commercial property policies. …

McConnell’s Coronavirus Liability Shield Could Be Bargaining Chip in Relief Negotiations

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s insistence that legal liability protections for businesses, schools and colleges be included in any new coronavirus relief bill is approaching a moment of reckoning. Warning that an avalanche of litigation would undercut any rebound from …

University of Kentucky Student Sues for Tuition, Fees Refund

A student sued the University of Kentucky this week, arguing the college should have partially refunded some tuition and fees after classes were moved online and most students were sent home during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit was filed on …