Court ‘Sympathizes’ With Businesses Claiming COVID-19-Related Losses but Finds No Coverage Under Policy

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Court Case Digests
August 13, 2020
7241 Barber Shops
812111 Barber Shops
economic damages & lost profits
damages, breach of contract, business interruption loss, COVID-19

Diesel Barbershop, LLC v. State Farm Lloyds
2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147276; 2020 WL 4724305
US
Federal Court
Texas
United States District Court
N/A
Ezra

Summary

In a business interruption case resulting from mandatory shutdowns to control COVID-19, court dismisses plaintiff barbershops’ claims against insurance company; plaintiffs failed to show accidental direct physical loss to premises as required for coverage and did not overcome express virus exclusion.

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Diesel Barbershop, LLC v. State Farm Lloyds

In a business interruption case resulting from mandatory shutdowns to control COVID-19, court dismisses plaintiff barbershops’ claims against insurance company; plaintiffs failed to show accidental direct physical loss to premises as required for coverage and did not overcome express virus exclusion.