French Reinsurer Moves to Dismiss Fla. Theatre’s COVID-19 Coverage Action
September 14, 2020
- GSICA's Dismissal Motion
- SCOR SE's Dismissal Motion
MIAMI — French reinsurer SCOR SE has moved to dismiss a Florida theatre’s federal lawsuit seeking coverage for COVID-19-related losses, arguing that it is not a party to the policy issued by its subsidiary, therefore it owes no duty to the insured.
In a Sept. 3 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, SCOR SE further argues that even if it were a party to the policy, the action must be dismissed because the plaintiff failed to allege that it sustained “direct physical loss of or damage” to property.
Further, the policy’s microorganism …