MLB and 30 of its teams are suing  AIG, Factory Mutual and Interstate Fire and Casualty Company over billions of dollars in business losses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Major League Baseball (MLB) is refusing to strikeout in one of the latest high-profile lawsuits arising out of denied coronavirus insurance claims. 

The MLB, the baseball commissioners office, MLB’s digital and streaming services, MLB Network,, and all 30 teams collectively sued their insurers on October 16th, claiming that MLB purchased top-of-the-line all-risks insurance policies to protect baseball against the catastrophic economic losses it now faces due to the pandemic. 

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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