Are Losses Due to Governmental Orders Covered?
Los Angeles, CA – March 16, 2020 – The full extent of business interruption caused by the novel coronavirus is unknown but already massive and continuing to mount. Most commercial business policies include coverage for losses due to orders from governmental authority. This coverage could extend to business closures, cancellations or inability to conduct normal business due to actions taken by governmental authorities. Coverage for these losses depend upon the specific circumstances of each case and the interpretation of insurance policy language. All businesses suffering losses should be aware that coverage may be possible and should check their insurance policies.
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