Many businesses are experiencing the devastating effects of interruptions to their operations, most acutely from the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting government mandated business closures, stay-home orders, and other burdensome restrictions. Moreover, Florida businesses know all too well that hurricanes and other natural disasters often result in damaging business interruptions. These disruptions not only affect the financial wellbeing of the business, but oftentimes they interrupt the performance of contracts and could result in breach of contract or other legal claims. We assist businesses with inventorying insurance policies to evaluate potential areas of relief from business disruption and auditing contracts to navigate legal risk. Our business disruption practices includes:

  • Contract and Insurance Policy Audit and Review
  • Advising on Potential Insurance Coverage
  • Business Disruption Insurance Claims and Pre-Litigation Negotiation
  • Litigation of Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Litigation of Contract Claims and Defenses

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Business Interruption Lease Dispute:

Assist business client tenant with review of commercial lease and negotiation with property owner in lease dispute resulting from COVID-19 business interruption. 

Business Disruption and Essential Business Operations:

Advise corporate client on business disruption issues from COVID-19 pandemic, including ensuring compliance with state and county emergency orders relating to essential businesses, non-essential business closures, and stay-home orders.