A pair of glasses lies on top of a lawsuit summons. The panel's opinion mostly focused on whether the Botanical Garden could proceed past the dismissal stage with its central claim that Allied World had wrongfully denied its coverage-claim for "contingent business interruption" under a policy with the insurer. (Credit: Shutterstock)

A New York appeals court will allow the New York Botanical Garden to continue with a lawsuit against its insurer for their refusal to pay for losses the site suffered due to mandated COVID-19 closures.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant