Legal Battles Loom as Businesses Hit by Virus Sue Insurers

Insurers have widely rejected claims from businesses trying to recoup losses following state-mandated closures.

  • Published 23 April 2020

[template id="245201"] CHICAGO (AP) — A once-bustling bar and grill tucked below a Michigan Avenue overpass famously inspired a “Saturday Night Live” skit starring John Belushi and Bill Murray. But the money the Billy Goat Tavern is losing during the coronavirus outbreak is no joke. The tavern and millions of other shuttered businesses nationwide have turned to their insurers to help recoup their losses following state-mandate closures, which combined may exceed $300 billion a month.… Read at AP News