An Ocean County car dealer who sued an insurance company that refused to cover the business’s monetary losses during the coronavirus pandemic has lost its case in federal court.
Downs Ford of Toms River sued Zurich American Insurance Company, alleging the carrier was obligated to cover business losses that the dealer incurred after New Jersey shut down non-essential businesses last year.
But Zurich claimed Downs Ford’s insurance policy contained a “virus exclusion.” On Thursday, a federal judge sided with Zurich.
“The language of the virus exclusion is clear,” U.S. District Judge Brian R. Maritnotti wrote in his decision granting Zurich’s
Claudio Lavanga, NBC News’ Rome correspondent, has reported on a wide variety of stories. Most recently, he has helped document the pandemic’s terrible toll in Italy, where over 104,000 have died and almost 3.5 million been sickened. Now, as the country goes through a third Covid-19 wave, he describes how his family became part of the story.
ROME — Since Italy became the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe, I have kept track of the number of people testing positive every day. It quickly reached into the tens of thousands a cold daily toll, a war bulletin in a
We know a lot of you are dealing with problems from busted pipes. Here’s what to know about insurance.
HOUSTON — As we continue to thaw out after last week’s freeze, a lot of you are dealing with damage to your home from pipes that have burst. Below is what you need to know about insurance.
Our sister station, KENS5 in San Antonio got the following answers from Bankrate on Texas insurance when it comes to busted pipes for homeowners. And under the Q and A, KHOU 11 reporter David Gonzalez reports on the rights that renters have.
The federal Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, prohibits health insurance companies in the U.S. from refusing coverage or bumping up insurance premiums because you have a pre-existing condition. Travel insurance policies don’t fall under this law.
However, a feature of a travel insurance policy known as a “pre-existing medical condition exclusion waiver” could let you, for instance, cancel a trip due to a flare up of an existing condition and then be reimbursed for nonrefundable travel costs.
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