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January 22, 2021


On January 20, a New Jersey federal judge handed Stroock client Arch Insurance Co. a win in a lawsuit by several Minor League Baseball teams that claimed they wrongly denied coverage for COVID-19 related losses, finding the teams failed to allege any physical loss or damage that would trigger their policies.

In a letter order filed Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton threw out two counts of the complaint by Everett AquaSox owners 7th Inning Stretch LLC and Asheville Tourists owners DeWine Seeds Silver Dollars Baseball, saying they failed to state a claim. The order removes Arch from the suit.

The Stroock team was led by Eric S. Aronson, Laura Besvinick and Julie E. Nevins.

Read the complete article in Law360.