Thinking about What Could Go Wrong

J.B. Ruhl
The flare-up of business interruption insurance litigation reveals a lack of settled doctrine over how to treat a pandemic.

The flare-up of business interruption insurance litigation reveals a lack of settled doctrine over how to treat a pandemic.

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The Post-Normal Times is a column that follows trends in the legal industry, legal technologies, legal innovation, and access to legal services and offers insights into how new lawyers can turn them from agents of change into agents of opportunity. 

As recently as a year ago, if I told you I specialized in force majeure contract clause litigation or business interruption insurance litigation, you probably would have felt sorry for me. Today, I’d be a rock star, as the COVID-19 pandemic has thrust those two litigation fronts into the headlines.

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