Home > Legal Updates > Litigation > Coronavirus ‘Civil Authority’ Coverage May Hinge On Science

Coronavirus ‘Civil Authority’ Coverage May Hinge On Science

Law360 (March 18, 2020, 9:04 PM EDT) — A New Orleans restaurant recently filed the first of a potential wave of lawsuits seeking insurance to cover losses from government-mandated closures due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, and disputes over this “civil authority” coverage may center on the unsettled science on how long the virus can linger in properties. Read more…