By: Michael J. deBarros and Mary Kathryn Gimber

Businesses are scouring their insurance policies for coverage for COVID-19 losses.  Among the insurance policies that may provide coverage for such losses are commercial property policies, pollution liability policies, general liability policies, workers’ compensation policies, and employment practices liability policies.

Coverage Under Property Policies (Business Interruption)

By: J. Eric Lockridge and Katie M. Hollowell

The recent OPEC/COVID-19-related drop in energy prices may soon set off a tidal wave of energy-related bankruptcies. Funding for exploration and production (“E&P”) companies is much harder to find, and much more expensive, than it was just a few weeks ago.  Reserve reports that might have been

By Stephen C. Hanemann

Although the riverboat casino Grand Palais was originally designed to transport people over water, and did so until 2001, and is theoretically capable of navigation, the Louisiana Supreme Court has determined that it is no longer a vessel in navigation. Don Caldwell v. St. Charles Gaming Co., 2019-1238 (La. 1/29/20),