Court Says Plaintiff Fails to State Plausible Claim to Relief for COVID-19-Related Losses but Allows Amendment of Complaint

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Court Case Digests
February 8, 2021
5812 Eating and Drinking Places
722511 Full-Service Restaurants
economic damages & lost profits
restaurant, insurance, loss causation, coronavirus, COVID-19, business interruption, income, physical loss, civil authority

Protégé Rest. Partners LLC v. Sentinel Ins. Co.
2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24835
US
Federal Court
California
United States District Court
Freeman

Summary

In this business interruption case resulting from mandatory shutdowns to control COVID-19, the court says the plaintiff, a California restaurant, failed to state plausible claims to relief but gives plaintiff an opportunity to amend its complaint, even if “it does not seem likely” the plaintiff will be able to overcome the complaint’s deficiencies.

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Protégé Rest. Partners LLC v. Sentinel Ins. Co.

In this business interruption case resulting from mandatory shutdowns to control COVID-19, the court says the plaintiff, a California restaurant, failed to state plausible claims to relief but gives plaintiff an opportunity to amend its complaint, even if “it does not seem likely” the plaintiff will be able to overcome the complaint’s deficiencies.