Tag Archives: business interruption

Miller Nash Submits Amicus Brief on Business Interruption Coverage

Our policyholder-side Insurance Recovery Practice Team is proud to represent United Policyholders and the National Independent Venue Association in submitting an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in opposition to a motion to dismiss filed by the insurer in Dakota Ventures v. Oregon Mutual Insurance, pending in the District of Oregon. A copy of the … Continue Reading

Vandalism or Looting Impacted Your Business? Insurance Coverage & What to Do Now

The historic protests responding to the death of George Floyd and calling for racial justice have been accompanied, in some cities, by property damage and looting. The motivations behind the damage may make little difference to business owners already dealing with losses due to pandemic-related closures. Fortunately, insurance coverage is usually available for vandalism and … Continue Reading

Five Things To Do Now to Protect Your Business Interruption Insurance Claim

Businesses are hurting due to COVID-19 slow-downs and closures. Here is my top-five list of things to do to protect your right to collect on your business interruption (a/k/a business income) insurance: 5. Don’t Believe the Propaganda. The insurance industry is trying to stop business owners from making claims by repeating the mantra “no insurance … Continue Reading

Insurance Recovery for COVID-19 Losses

The economic fallout from COVID-19 has been swift and severe. Moratoriums, quarantines, and bans will continue to upend daily life and with this impose severe economic consequences on regional, national, and international commerce. While the federal government struggles to prop up the overall economy, many businesses are looking to what, if any, specific relief might … Continue Reading

Insurance Coverage Can Help Businesses Impacted by Wildfires or Hurricanes

Many Northwest businesses are being impacted by the wildfires close to home, by wildfires in other states, and by hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other Gulf states. Can commercial insurance help to mitigate losses from these natural disasters? In many cases, yes. “All risk” property-insurance (fire) policies may provide coverage for property damage from wildfires, … Continue Reading
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