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For those in the insurance industry, lawsuits — whether ludicrous or not — are always a concern. (Credit: oman Motizov/Shutterstock) Like similar suits filed against insurers, this suit argued that the pandemic caused direct physical damage to the plaintiff’s property, triggering business interruption coverage under the commercial insurance policy. (Credit: oman Motizov/Shutterstock)

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, insurers continue to be the target of business interruption lawsuits.

In one ongoing case, a restaurant filed a class-action suit accusing its insurer, Berkshire Hathaway, and its subdivision, National Fire & Marine Insurance Co., of wrongly denying its claim for business interruption coverage for lost income during the COVID-19 shutdown.

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