Calif. Sports Bar Says COVID-19 Orders Caused Insured Physical Damage
June 11, 2020
SANTA ANA, Calif. — The owner of a Long Beach, Calif., sports bar has sued The Hartford in federal court, seeking a ruling that business interruption losses arising from civil authority orders issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic are covered under its policy.
In a June 10 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, RoundIn3rd Sports Bar LLC says the orders constitute a prohibition of access to its property, triggering coverage, and that the loss is not excluded under the policy.
The Hartford denied plaintiff’s claim, asserting that the restaurant did not suffer …
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