Zurich Asks Mo. Federal Judge to Toss College’s COVID-19 Coverage Action
January 19, 2021
ST. LOUIS — Zurich American Insurance Co. is urging a federal judge to dismiss a Missouri college’s lawsuit demanding coverage for losses it incurred when the COVID-19 pandemic and related government orders forced it to close dorms and cancel in-person activities and sporting events for the spring and 2020 semester.
In a Jan. 14 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the insurer says Lindenwood Female College d/b/a Lindenwood University failed to allege physical loss of or damage to property, as required by its policy.
“Seven of the eight coverage provisions Lindenwood invokes require …
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