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COVID-19 Legal Resources

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP is gathering information related to COVID-19 issues and concerns to assist clients in navigating the national and New York states of emergency.

We will continue to prepare updates during this fluid situation. Clients and friends are encouraged to contact us with specific legal or operational questions or issues.

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Congresswoman Proposes Federal Pandemic Insurance Plan

As the battle over insurance for COVID-19 losses rages in courts, one congresswoman has proposed a bill aimed at creating protections from the next pandemic. Read More ›

State Statutory Pandemic-Related Insurance Relief Efforts

Recent proposed state legislation creates new possibilities of recovery for property insurance policyholders suffering business interruption losses arising out of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders.  The attached client alert highlights a new approach proposed in Pennsylvania to eliminate insurance coverage disputes and protect policyholders against losses resulting from the pandemic.  Read More ›

COVID 19: Quarantine-Caused Vacancy Could Jeopardize Your Property Insurance Coverage

Every landlord carries property insurance protecting against damage sustained by real property.  But current stay-at-home orders may permit insurers to disclaim coverage by relying on typical exclusions for vacant property.  This client alert authored by Jeremy King identifies a potential pitfall in coverage contained in almost all property insurance forms and suggests that landlords act now to make sure that stay-at-home orders do not result in limitations on coverage available for future losses.  Read More ›

COVID-19 Pandemic Relief - Small Business Insurance Update

Some insurance relief for small businesses may be in sight for New York policyholders impacted by governmental restrictions imposed in response COVID-19. The New York Legislature along with other state legislatures has begun taking steps to provide some relief to policyholders suffering business interruption losses. This client alert addresses the proposed legislation. Read More ›

COVID-19, Business Losses and Risk Mitigation — Is Your Business Interruption Insurance Sufficient?

Will your business be impacted by the novel coronavirus called COVID-19?  Although standard insurance coverage options may be limited, a thorough review of your insurance protection may reveal potential avenues for recovery. The client alert summarizes general business interruption and contingent business interruption insurance and suggests alternative paths to mitigate business risk. Read More ›

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