Vita Coffee, LLC, et al v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., et al

  1. April 09, 2024

    9th Circ. Says Hotel, Restaurant Virus Losses Not Covered

    The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday said two groups of Washington state restaurants and hotels can't claim COVID-related business losses under their insurance policies because they failed to show they physically lost functional use of their properties as a result of the virus.

  2. August 31, 2023

    Wash. Businesses' Virus Suits Not Special, 9th Circ. Told

    An Allianz unit urged the Ninth Circuit to affirm the dismissal of three policyholders' COVID-19 coverage suits, arguing that the Washington Supreme Court clearly established that the virus doesn't cause physical loss or damage to property.

  3. January 25, 2022

    United Policyholders Backs 9th Circ. Virus Coverage Appeals

    United Policyholders and two other organizations have filed amicus briefs in the Ninth Circuit in support of several restaurants, hotels and other Washington state businesses seeking to revive their COVID-19 coverage suits against an Allianz unit.