X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
“Not all policy language is the same, particularly when it comes to civil authority and other business interruption coverage extensions for which policyholders often pay substantial premiums,” Robin Cohen, of Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna, said. (Credit: ETAJOE/Shutterstock.com) “Not all policy language is the same, particularly when it comes to civil authority and other business interruption coverage extensions for which policyholders often pay substantial premiums,” Robin Cohen, of Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna, said. (Credit: ETAJOE/Shutterstock.com)

An Illinois court has refused to dismiss a COVID-19 business interruption lawsuit, which was filed against CNA Financial Corp. by a construction development firm and a management company. The plaintiffs alleged evidence of physical loss or damage, which is covered under the policy.

According to the ruling, JDS Construction group and construction developer Dekalb Fee Onwer LLC filed a business interruption lawsuit against Continental Casualty Co. Both companies were insured under a builders risk policy covering March 2019 to June 2022.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.

INCLUDED IN A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

Hannah Smith

 

The British Legal Awards 2021Event

Celebrating achievement, excellence, and innovation in the legal profession in the UK.

Get More Information
 

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.