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Four Business Interruption Lawsuits against Cincinnati Insurance are being Consolidated in Ohio

CINCINNATI – On Jan. 15, Judge Matthew W. McFarland of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio consolidated four COVID-19 business interruption coverage actions against Cincinnati Insurance Company. The four plaintiffs included in this consolidation are Troy…

JPML grants centralization for Society, but DENIES centralization for Lloyd’s London, Cincinnati, Travelers, and Hartford insurance companies.

WASHINGTON- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation granted centralization for Society Insurance Company; however, centralization was denied for Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, Cincinnati Insurance Co., Travelers, and Hartford. The JPML granted centralization for Society Insurance Company based on…

JPML creates five insurer specific dockets for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has issued five orders relating to COVID-19 Business Interruption to determine if insurer-specific MDL dockets should be created for lawsuits against Lloyd’s London, Cincinnati Insurance Co., Hartford, Society Insurance, and…

Shelby Roden Attorney Recognized As Top 100 Mass Tort Attorney in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -The American Academy of Attorneys recently recognized Shelby Roden attorney C. Don Freeman as one of the Top 100 Mass Tort Litigation Attorneys in Alabama. The American Academy of Attorneys is a national organization of elite attorneys actively practicing law…