Law360 — Allied Insurance Co. of America is not obligated to cover losses that a Georgia Cajun restaurant suffered when it closed amid the COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus. 'CO' stands for corona, 'VI' for virus, and 'D' for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as '2019 novel coronavirus' or '2019-nCoV.' For more information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the insurance industry visit https://www.scic.com/covid-19-conversations/... More pandemic, a federal judge in the Peach State ruled Tuesday, finding the eatery did not allege a requisite “physical loss of or damage to” its property.
Chief U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. granted Allied’s motion to dismiss the complaint filed by Acworth, Georgia-based Henry’s Louisiana Grill Inc. and an affiliate, concluding the restaurant operator cannot tap into the business income or “civil authority” coverage in its policy with the insurer.