High Court Declines to Hear Goodwill’s COVID-19 Coverage Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by Goodwill’s Oklahoma division to determine whether the non-profit can recoup its COVID-19-related economic losses from Philadelphia Insurance Co. because it did not sustain “physical loss of or damage to” property, as required by the policy.

In a petition for certiorari filed April 14, Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Inc. d/b/a Goodwill Career Pathways Institute argued the lower courts improperly applied Oklahoma law, and the 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals should have certified the coverage questions to the state’s highest court.

Goodwill suspended its operations in compliance with …


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