Matthew J. Haas Offers Commentary for Inside P&C Article on Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19September 27, 2021
Lewis Rice associate Matthew J. Haas offered commentary in an article about business interruption insurance as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article, "Insurer success with Covid-BI cases hits a speed bump", was published on Inside P&C and discusses a federal judge's decision to deny a company's motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Kansas City, MO restaurant seeking to recover losses resulting from the pandemic-related lockdown. Inside P&C is a resource that provides market intelligence and insight on the US property insurance and casualty insurance (P&C) market.
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Matt has significant experience providing sophisticated insurance advice to policyholders and their insurers facing complex insurance issues that can arise before or after a loss, including with respect to insured’s business interruption claims arising from COVID-19. He has a deep understanding of how these coverages are written, and he knows how to navigate traditional and emerging complex insurance coverage issues and work through even the most difficult insurance disputes. Matt along with other insurance attorneys at our firm have successfully maximized our clients’ insurance coverage on countless engagements, including after an insurer has denied a claim or issued a reservation of rights to disclaim coverage in the future.