Miami Restaurant Owner Says Policy Covers COVID-19 National Emergency
August 3, 2020
MIAMI — The owner of a Miami upscale sushi restaurant has sued Arch Specialty Insurance Co., contending that the national emergency declared over COVID-19 constitutes physical loss or damage to property, triggering coverage under its all-risk policy.
In a complaint removed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on July 27, NZR LLC contends that as a direct result of the COVID-19 national emergency, and related civil authority orders closing non-essential businesses in Florida, its restaurant Chotto Matte became unsafe for the public.
On March 17, Florida governor Ron DeSantis ordered all bars and restaurants in …
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