Navigating Business Interruption Claims Due to COVID-19
COVID-19 will result in a big surge in business interruption claims. Get ahead of the curve by getting up to speed on the key issues that will help you understand your claim. Presented by Michael Doerksen and Angela Beierbach, this webinar will provide businesses with information with respect to what could be covered and what could be excluded.
- Do any insured perils arise from COVID-19?
- Is the presence of the virus on surfaces covered as property damage?
- Are there any relevant industry-standard exclusions?
- What is the scope of application for Civil Authority coverage extensions in business interruption policies.
About the Speakers
Michael Doerksen is an experienced research lawyer who helps clients requiring complex legal analysis. His practice has a particular focus on insurance coverage issues including automobile liability, municipal and general liability, director and officer liability, professional errors and omissions coverage, casualty coverage and cargo and transportation coverage. His experience includes a wide variety of commercial disputes ranging from property development issues to construction disputes and contract interpretation.
Angela Beierbach has experience in a wide range of litigation matters including commercial leasing, construction, contract disputes, employment, estates, defamation, fraud, and insurance. Angela is a strong advocate for her clients and has represented clients before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Alberta Court of Appeal. She also has experience with mediation and Judicial Dispute Resolution. In addition to her litigation practice, Angela maintains a solicitor practice in estate planning and also assists employers and employees in drafting and reviewing agreements.