Fight Intensifies Over COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage

In its recent analysis, OMA Connections Partner Jones Day writes, “In an ongoing effort to discourage commercial policyholders from pursuing COVID-19-related business interruption claims, the insurance industry continues to issue sweeping pronouncements of alleged ‘no coverage’ for such losses.” According to Jones Day, policymakers in several states have issued orders and proposed legislation that may be of assistance in holding property insurers accountable for their COVID-19 coverage obligations. 4/29/2020