Goddard School Owners Sue Philadelphia Indemnity in Pa. Court for COVID-19 Coverage

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PHILADELPHIA — A group of Goddard School preschool owners have filed a series of lawsuits against Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. in Pennsylvania state court, demanding coverage for business interruption losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic and related government closure orders.

In the complaints, filed on Nov. 17 in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, plaintiffs say their all-risk policies “protect against catastrophic events, such as the one occurring now, involving the global COVID-19 pandemic that has resulted in the widespread, omnipresent, and persistent presence of COVID-19 in and around the insured properties, including adjacent properties.”

Plaintiffs say they were …


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