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Category Archives: Insurance

Just the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) – Extension of FFCRA Benefits into 2021

On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, better known as the $900 billion COVID-19 rescue stimulus bill. Among other provisions, the final bill modifies the paid leave provided by the Family First Coronavirus Response Act ("FFCRA"). Under the FFCRA, certain employers were required to provide Emergency Paid Sick…
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OlenderFeldman Secures Vital Decision in Favor of Policyholders Seeking COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage

While questions remain as to how Courts will ultimately rule on whether business interruption claims may provide recovery under an insurance policy, a recent decision is an important win to plaintiff-policyholders seeking to clear the initial pleading hurdle in their litigations against insurers who have denied their claims. Countless businesses nationwide purchased business interruption insurance…
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Making the Case for Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Losses

Many of our clients have recently asked whether they should bring claims against their insurance carriers in order to recover business losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Faced with pronouncements by their insurance carriers that they do not plan on covering coronavirus-related losses, these businesses are left wondering whether legal action is the correct course. …
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