Fla. Judge Dismisses Disney Beer Distributor’s COVID-19 Coverage Action Without Prejudice

  • Order

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida federal judge has dismissed an action filed by a beer distributor seeking insurance coverage for its products that spoiled after Disney closed its parks and resorts in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, ruling that the complaint did not sufficiently allege a covered cause of loss.

In the Oct. 9 order, Judge Paul G. Byron of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida said Harvest Moon Distributors LLC may file an amended complaint against Southern-Owners Insurance Co. by Oct. 23.

Harvest Moon, a wine and beer distributor, bought beer pursuant to its …


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