A bill (Senate No. 2888) currently pending in the Massachusetts Legislature could provide some much needed relief for businesses such that have incurred losses or interruptions due to COVID-19. The bill would allow businesses to recover under their property damage insurance policies for any loss of business or business interruption from March 10, 2020, when the Governor declared an emergency declaration until it is rescinded.
For a business to qualify under the Act, they must:
This Act would nullify any policy exclusions for losses resulting from viruses or the requirement that physical damage accompanies the losses.