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Covid closures and insurance

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court ruled, in response to a question certified by the Ninth Circuit, that businesses may not claim Covid-19 closures as direct physical loss or damage to property under commercial general liability policies. Closures are not demonstrable, physical alterations that injure or impair property.

Read the ruling here.

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