BREAKING: High Court dismisses Goodwill virus cover suit

By Eli Flesch (June 6, 2022, 11:05 a.m. EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether Goodwill’s Oklahoma subsidiary should be entitled to coverage for its pandemic losses of a Tokio unit Marine.

With this decision, Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Inc. becomes the first insured to seek pandemic coverage to be denied by the Supreme Court under normal court procedures. In its application for certification, Goodwill had brought its case against Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. to resolve questions about whether federal courts had considered state high courts on pandemic coverage issues. Several high state courts have since issued rulings in…

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