Business Interruption Insurance Coverage and COVID-19: Requirements of Physical Damage, Civil Authority Coverage and Government Response

$95.00

CLE credits earned: 1.5 GENERAL (WA 1.5 Law and Legal)

In this webinar, lawyers from Squire Patton Boggs will take a practical look at what common business interruption coverage provisions actually require, including physical loss of or damage to property, civil authority coverage requirements and the elements required to demonstrate loss of business income. The webinar will next explore the arguments raised in the current COVID-19 coverage litigation by both policyholders and insurers. Finally, the webinar will explore the government response to COVID-19 insurance issues by looking at the legislative proposals to address business interruption losses.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

• The business interruption insurance coverage provisions and related provisions
• The litigation and the arguments being made
• The governmental response – state and federal legislation.

Date / Time: June 30, 2020

•   1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern
•   12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Central
•   11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mountain
•   10:00 am – 11:30 am Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: June 30, 2020

Larry P. Schiffer | Squire Patton Boggs
Senior Partner, New York

Larry P. Schiffer practices commercial, insurance, and reinsurance litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He is active in legal and trade associations where he has held various leadership positions. He has lectured and has been widely published on reinsurance and other insurance topics. He serves as an Expert Commentator on reinsurance for IRMI.com and co-authored the chapter on reinsurance in the New York State Bar Association’s Insurance Law Practice treatise. He is the editor of the ARIAS•U.S. Quarterly. He also edits the Squire Patton Boggs Reinsurance Newsletter and InReDisputesBlog.com.

Ellen MacDonald Farrell | Squire Patton Boggs
Of Counsel, Washington D.C

Ellen’s practice is largely dedicated to insurance and reinsurance counseling and dispute resolution. Ellen has represented domestic and international carriers in matters involving asbestos, environmental, financial lines, sexual assault and employment-related claims and on a wide-range of insurance and reinsurance issues. Ellen also advises clients on policy language and interpretation. She frequently speaks and publishes on the nuances of insurance and reinsurance law.

Kelly Mihocik | Squire Patton Boggs
Assoiciate, Columbus

Kelly Mihocik’s litigation practice focuses on insurance disputes and complex litigation. She has worked on several teams successfully defending carriers in various types of disputes in both the trial courts and on appeal. She regularly publishes on developments in insurance and reinsurance law and frequently speaks on insurance-related matters.

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