Monday, September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Civil Authority and Ingress/Egress Coverage in North and South Carolina

The evacuation orders issued in both North and South Carolina in advance of Hurricane Florence and the extensive flooding following its landfall will no doubt give rise to business interruption claims. Typically, coverage for these claims will fall under coverage for “civil authority” or “ingress/egress.”  Coverage for “civil authority” is usually an extension of coverage with similar language to the following: