New Orleans Equity L.L.C. Sues U.S. Specialty Insurance Company Over Business Interruption Losses from Covid-19 Contamination

New Orleans Equity L.L.C., the owner and operator of Galatoire’s Restaurant and Galatoire’s 33 Bar & Steak on Bourbon Street, has sued U.S. Specialty Insurance Company (USSIC) for breach of contract after USSIC denied its claim for business interruption losses due to Covid-19 contamination of an insured product by a wait staff member who tested positive for the virus in March 2020. New Orleans Equity L.L.C.'s insurance policy did not contain a Covid-19, virus, or pandemic exclusion, and it had lost over $1 million in gross revenue by April 20th and $3,445,000 by September 23rd that year as a result of the closure of its establishment following Louisiana Govt's orders banning all restaurants from allowing on premises consumption of food or beverages effective March 17th. Read more >>>21-30544.0.pdf (