attorney photo

“I have been prosecuting serious injury and wrongful death cases against trucking companies, auto makers and tire manufacturers for more than 30 years. Our firm maintains this blog to share information and insight on transportation safety issues that continue to arise on our nation’s highways and roads.”

Covid 19 closure

Ammons Law Firm Files Insurance Class Action Lawsuit for Failure to Pay Coronavirus-Related Claims

The Ammons Law Firm has filed one of the country’s first class action lawsuits against an insurance company for failure to pay coronavirus-related claims.

The lawsuit, brought by a restaurant and bakery in Las Cruces, New Mexico, alleges that Continental Casualty Company, a subsidiary of CNA Financial Corporation that handles their property insurance operations, failed to honor its insurance contract and pay on the restaurant’s business interruption, civil authority, extra expense, and sue and labor coverages.

In a class action lawsuit, one or a small group of plaintiffs brings the lawsuit on behalf of all people or businesses who are in the same position as the plaintiffs. This lawsuit asks the court to determine whether Continental wrongfully denied all claims based on COVID-19; whether the insurance contract applies to a business suspension caused by COVID-19; and whether Continental breached the insurance contract by denying all claims based on business interruption, income loss, or closures related to COVID-19 and the related closures.

Whether your business is covered for these losses is a complicated question that requires a close reading of your insurance policy. If you think you might have a case against your insurer for failing to pay for your business losses, call the Ammons Law Firm today to set up a free consultation. The Ammons Law Firm is offering a free, “no-risk” reviews of insurance policies for businesses that have been closed during the COVID-19 pandemic and represents businesses on a contingency basis, meaning they do not pay any fees unless there is a recovery on their behalf. To have us review your policy, please email it to covidclaim@ammonslaw.com.

The Ammons Law Firm is a Houston-based firm with a nationwide practice handling COVID Insurance cases.

The lawsuit is Cafe Plaza de Mesilla Inc. v. Continental Casualty Co., in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Categories

Why Choose Us?

Our Firm Will Fight for Your Right to Compensation
  • We Wrote the Book on Tire Defect Litigation

    Attorney Rob Ammons has not only handled some of the most complex tire defect cases but also wrote the book on how to properly litigate these types of cases.

  • Team Approach to Handling Each & Every Case

    Unlike smaller law firms, we have the resources necessary to tackle even the most complex cases. To ensure our clients get the best possible results, we hire industry experts and other professionals to advise on any complex legal issues.

  • Over a Billion Dollars Recovered for Our Clients

    Our seasoned legal professionals have handled some of the largest personal injury claims nationwide and have a strong track record of favorable outcomes.

Let Us Help You

Request Your FREE CONSULTATION Today!

Call (281) 801-5617 or fill out the form below to contact our team.

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.