The “Physical Loss” Requirement for Business Interruption Claims Amid the CoronavirusThe massive economic disruption caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic raises questions about insurance coverage for business interruption losses from communicable disease. Does viral contamination constitute the “physical loss” required to trigger this type of coverage? Although courts have not yet provided guidance specific to COVID-19, past rulings suggest that coronavirus contamination may constitute physical

Insurance Services Organization Revises Policy Forms to Address CannabisThe Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), which develops standard insurance policy forms for use by insurers, recently released its first cannabis-related endorsements (Cannabis Endorsements) to the businessowner policy form. This new release provides five cannabis exclusion endorsements; two of the endorsements change property coverage for cannabis, and the other three endorsements change liability coverage for

Upcoming Event – Catastrophe Claims: Insurance Coverage for Natural and Man-Made DisastersBradley attorney Geoffrey Greeves will present “Catastrophe Claims: Insurance Coverage for Natural and Man-Made Disasters” as part of Strafford Live CLE Webinars.

The panel will discuss the evolving trends and key coverage issues triggered by natural and man-made disasters, which produce claims under nearly every type of insurance in the marketplace. The program