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The Year of Living Dangerously--COVID-19 and First Party Property Claims

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OACTA 2021 Insurance Coverage Virtual Seminar On-Demand

Date Published

April 16, 2021


Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys


COVID-19, Insurance


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Presented by practitioners on the frontlines of nationwide litigation, this presentation will review the principal components of first-party property coverage with respect to losses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, including, but not limited to: What constitutes "direct physical loss or damage" (and variants) to property; virus exclusions; business interruption issues; denial of access issues; and communicable disease endorsements. It will include a comprehensive look at myriad judicial decisions on all sides of the issue and provide projections on when, where and how those issues might ultimately be resolved in Ohio and nationally.

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Sunny L. Horacek

Sunny L. Horacek is a 2012 graduate of The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law. Ms. Horacek's practice focuses on... Read More

Richard M. Garner

Rich is a partner in the Columbus Office of Collins Roche Utley & Garner. A former prosecutor and then magistrate, upon... Read More

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