Ralph Lauren Accuses Insurer of Fraudulently Limiting Coverage for COVID-19 Losses
August 10, 2020
TRENTON, N.J. — Retail giant Ralph Lauren Corp. has sued Factory Mutual Insurance Co. in New Jersey federal court, demanding coverage for losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, arguing that government closure orders caused insured “physical loss or damage” to property.
In an Aug. 7 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Ralph Lauren, which says stay-at-home orders issued in the United States and abroad forced it to close retail locations around the world, directly impacting its operations, gross earnings and profit.
Ralph Lauren was founded in 1967 and, according to the complaint, …
- Hunton Andrews Kurth