McKool Smith principal Michael Miguel spoke with Law360 on the trend of pandemic insurance coverage lawsuits. The article noted that smaller businesses have “repeated lost their cases, as judges have found that government shutdown and the virus itself don’t add up to a ‘physical loss or damage’ to the insured businesses as outlined in their policy.” Michael said that he “expects there will be more sophisticated arguments from firms with a greater level of experience who are filing suits. These cases of first impression will be best served by sophisticated counsel.” But, he added, “the guy with the corner shop expects the same treatment as Caesars from their insurer." Read the full article here.


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