BILA Virtual Lecture Series 2021
1.00 pm to 2.00 pm
EARTHQUAKE AND COVID-19 CLAIMS: LESSONS FROM THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
ROB MERKIN QC
This lecture discusses the implications of The Alabama case from the 19th century for claims for property damage in the New Zealand earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 and for the measure of indemnity under business interruption policies for COVID-19 losses.