Media Coverage: Business Interruption Insurance After COVID-19 Class Action
On April 24 Stueve Siegel Hanson filed a class action lawsuit against The Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc., alleging breach of contract stemming from its refusal to pay property insurance claims related to COVID-19.
The lawsuit has been reported on in articles including:
- Metro businesses join others nationwide in suing insurers over business interruption claims, Fox4 Kansas City
- Companies near Kansas City among first to sue for denials of coverage, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
- KC law firm starts filing class-action suits over business interruption claim denials, Kansas City Business Journal
- For KC restaurants hurt by COVID-19, another shoe drops: Insurance won’t cover losses, The Kansas City Star
- Family-Owned Lenexa Business Bought 'All-Risk' Insurance Policy And Is Now Suing To Get Its Payout From COVID-19 Pandemic, KCUR
- Stueve Siegel Files Insurance Suit for Lenexa Firm, Ingram's
This class action represents the first lawsuit brought by Stueve Siegel Hanson and a consortium of top-tier plaintiffs’ firms working together to advocate for business owners in the wake of COVID-19. Joining Stueve Siegel Hanson are Langdon & Emison, Miller Schirger and Shaffer Lombardo Shurin.
More information on the firms’ work on business interruption insurance litigation is available at www.businessloss.com.