Calif. Federal Judge Dismisses Marketing Agency’s COVID-19 Coverage Action



DOCUMENTS
  • Order


SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge has dismissed a marketing agency’s COVID-19 business interruption coverage action against Transportation Insurance Co., finding it failed to show it sustained “direct physical loss” to insured property as required by the policy.

In a Jan. 12 order, Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rejected O’Brien Sales & Marketing Inc.’s argument that there is a “physical loss” of property when it can no longer be used for its intended purposes.

“The California Court of Appeal has interpreted ‘direct physical loss’ to require a ‘distinct, demonstrable, …

FIRM NAMES
  • Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky
  • Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP





UPCOMING CONFERENCES




HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: Benzene Litigation - Using Genomics in the Courtroom

February 18, 2021 - Haddonfield, NJ
HarrisMartin Webinar Series

MORE DETAILS



HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: New Jersey Asbestos Litigation

February 11, 2021 - Haddonfield, NJ
HarrisMartin Webinar Series

MORE DETAILS