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The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse, home of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, on June 6, 2020.

A nonprofit group representing trial attorneys is suing its insurer for failing to cover the cancellation of its annual conference after the convention center in Washington, D.C., was converted into a medical facility to treat COVID-19 patients.

At the heart of the legal dispute is whether the cancellation is a “proximate cause” of COVID-19, as underwriters at Lloyd’s of London claim in their denial of coverage.

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Nate Robson

Nate Robson is the executive editor for The National Law Journal. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Nate_Robson1.

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