COVID-19 Resources 2021-07-19T09:22:24-07:00

COVID-19 Resources

California Expects to Lift Most COVID Restrictions June 15

Clients and Colleagues, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in an April 6 press conference plans to reopen the state’s economy on June 15 as COVID-19 case rates stabilize and vaccines continue to be administered across California. A statement from the governor’s office was released following the press conference, outlining the following [...]

April 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19 Resources, Legal Blogs|

Trials on New Filings Expected to Proceed in 2022

Dear Clients and Friends, Greetings from Los Angeles and Las Vegas. We recently received a docket report on a new matter from the court in downtown LA, showing a trial date in 2022. Accordingly, we can all expect that trials, at least on new filings, will likely be in 2022 [...]

September 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Resources|

LASC Issues General Order Extending Trials Due to COVID-19

Dear Clients and Colleagues, Below is important information recently sent by the Los Angeles Superior Court regarding the trials and other court services in light of the current public health crisis, which may impact pending claims and litigation you are handling and/or your team is as well. The Court’s order [...]

August 25th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Resources|

California Restaurants Sue Insurers for Coronavirus Coverage

Dear Clients and Colleagues, With much of the country now under “stay-at-home” or similar orders in response to the spread of COVID-19, businesses deemed “non-essential” have been forced to close. In response, those “non-essential” businesses are preemptively filing suit against their commercial insurers for business income or business interruption losses. Indeed, even [...]

April 15th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Resources|

California Appellate Court Rules that “Wage-and-Hour” Exclusion Does Not Bar Coverage for Employee Expense Reimbursement Claims

A.      Summary  In late 2019, a California appellate court ruled in a published decision, Southern California Pizza Co., LLC v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London, 40 Cal. App. 5th 140 (Cal. Ct. App. 2019), that a wage-and-hour exclusion in an Employment Practices Liability Insurance ("EPLI") policy did not bar defense coverage for [...]

March 5th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Resources|