Celesq® Attorneys Ed Center

Proposed Legislation Mandating Business Interruption Coverage for COVID-19: The Legal and Industry Implications

Program Number: 30153

Program Date: 05/29/2020


In this CLE you will learn about proposed state legislation requiring insurers cover business interruption during the coronavirus pandemic, with an emphasis on New York. We demystify the proposed legislation, including the limitations on mandatory coverage and how concepts like proposed automatic renewals and set premiums could impact the insurance industry from the perspective of the insured and the insurer. Join us as we discuss these significant developments including likely legal challenges these bills may face if enacted into law. In addition to lawyers, this seminar is relevant for all professionals in the insurance industry and insureds.

$95.00Online Audio Add to Cart

Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50 minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60 minute credit hour

State Program Numbers


Patrick Hickey

9th Street Insurance and Risk Services, LLC

Patrick Hickey is an owner and founder of 9th Street Insurance and Risk Services, LLC, boutique insurance and risk management consulting firm focused on providing custom products and services to healthcare providers, and payers.

Patrick’s background includes almost 30 years in leadership roles at global insurance brokerage firms. He has extensive experience in all aspects of insurance and risk management, in all segments of healthcare delivery. His deep understanding of traditional and emerging healthcare industry risks and leading insurance and risk management solutions are the basis of his unique value to providers and payers seeking to navigate the risk environment and use risk as a competitive advantage.

He has been providing insurance and risk management services to healthcare providers since 1988 and has received numerous industry recognitions including Risk and Insurance Magazines Power Broker Award. Mr. Hickey is a member of the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters, and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.


Caroline A. Morgan, Esq.

Fox Rothschild LLP

A former partner and claims manager with a global reinsurer, Caroline knows the importance of aligning litigation goals with short and long-term business objectives. She takes a practical, comprehensive and efficient approach to solving clients’ legal problems, investing time to understand their business priorities in order to meet their litigation needs in a cost-effective manner.

Caroline handles a wide range of business litigation, representing companies in a variety of complex disputes. Through her insurance industry experience, she provides informed advice and an insider’s perspective on an array of insurance and reinsurance matters.

In addition, Caroline counsels companies on compliance with state, federal and international data privacy and breach notification laws, including:

  • The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
  • The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act)

She helps clients assess, analyze and manage risks including cross-border discovery; mitigate losses; and achieve cybersecurity best practices.

Her experience includes defending airlines in state and federal courts across the country against claims brought under the Montreal Convention. Caroline was also a secondee in the Aviation Claims Department of a large insurer, where she managed airline hull and liability claims.