Canadian Hotels Class Action: Roshan Holdings v. Aviva InsurancePosted July 24, 2020
Lerners LLP launches proposed class action against Aviva Insurance on behalf of hotels across Canada
We have filed a proposed class action against Aviva Insurance Company of Canada on behalf of hotels in Canada whose insurance coverage for loss of business income relating to COVID-19 has been denied by Aviva. Several hotel chains are affected, including Best Western, Home 2 by Hilton and Hampton Inn.
This action applies to all hotels who were insured under the commercial insurance policy issued by Aviva pursuant to the Hotel Program. The action alleges that Aviva is in breach of contract when it denied the hotels’ loss of business income coverage after the Federal and provincial governments declared states of emergency, restricting their business, due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The proposed action claims for payment of loss of business income damages to those hotels with the Aviva policy.