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COVID-19 Shutdowns, Related Litigation Put Pressure on Business Interruption Insurers

USA - October 26 2020 Companies in the United States continue to file business interruption lawsuits against their insurers for claims arising from state…

Rachel Keen

Mini-MDL approved to consolidate business interruption cases against one regional insurer

USA - October 6 2020 Last week, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation agreed to at least one mini-MDL, consolidating the business interruption lawsuits…

Supreme Court to hear arguments in captive insurance case on December 1

USA - September 20 2020 Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court released its December arguments calendar. Included on the calendar was CIC Services v. IRS, a case we first blogged…

Incentive fee awards for class plaintiffs struck down by 11th Circuit

USA - September 20 2020 Last week the Eleventh Circuit shocked the legal world by ruling that incentive payments to named representatives in class actions are improper…

The CDC’s Eviction Moratorium and the Pending Lawsuit to Stop It

USA - September 16 2020 Two weeks ago, on September 2, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) relied on little-known statutory powers to issue a temporary moratorium…