Ruling May Shed Light on Physical Losses and COVID-19

Los Angeles Daily Journal

Peter S. Selvin, Partner in ECJ's Litigation Department, published an article in the May 5, 2020 issue of the Daily Journal. The article titled, "Ruling May Shed Light on Physical Losses and COVID-19" discusses the possibility of compensation for lost business income due to the current pandemic.

The article evaluates previous court cases to determine if the current COVID-19 pandemic may satisfy the "physical loss or damage" requirement in business interruption policies. A key issue with determining compensation for lost business is whether those policyholders suffered "direct physical loss or damage"  to their businesses. 

Click here to read Peter's full article. 

Peter is a business trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. While he specializes in the areas of insurance coverage and international litigation, his experience has touched many different areas of law, including real estate, intellectual property and professional liability disputes. Within those areas, Peter’s practice includes both trying cases and counseling clients on how to avoid litigation. Chief among his strengths is his ability to counsel clients and help achieve strategic business solutions



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