Covid-19 coverage

GMSR defeats entertainment company’s novel appeal for pandemic coverage

Endeavor Operating Co., a media and entertainment producer, sued its commercial property insurer for coverage of losses it experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Endeavor argued that governmental restrictions on its ability to use venues, and property damage supposedly caused at unnamed venues by the virus

Mar 01, 2023
Another Planet Entertainment, LLC v. Vigilant Insurance Company, S277893.

#23-36 Another Planet Entertainment, LLC v. Vigilant Insurance Company, S277893. (9th Cir. No. 21-16093; 56 F.4th 730; Northern District of California; D.C. No. 3:20-cv07476-VC.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter

The Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of Covid-related insurance coverage suit against GMSR’s client based on policy’s exclusions

A California-based healthcare facility operator sued its insurance carrier after the carrier denied coverage for the facility’s alleged Covid-19-related losses.  Like dozens of other unsuccessful Covid-19-era lawsuits against insurance carriers, it alleged “direct physical loss of or damage” to its property from the presence of

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