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Christopher Andrews joins Paramount Law Group, PLLC

Christopher Andrews recently joined Paramount Law Group, PLLC.  “We are excited that Chris has joined us” said Managing Partner, Jim Waldon.  “Chris’s exuberance and desire to be an aviation attorney makes him a perfect fit”.
Christopher Andrews has experience in assisting attorneys in a variety of aviation law cases. He has assisted lead counsel in FAA enforcement actions of different types, helping defend professional aviators in these cases. Christopher is well-versed in utilizing the NTSB decisions database to find applicable NTSB board decisions in defending pilot certificate actions. Christopher also has obtained an LL.M. in International Aviation Law, which he completed in the International Aviation Law Institute at the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. While at DePaul, he completed extensive course work in aviation law, including courses on Domestic Aircraft Accident litigation, International Aircraft Accident Investigation, International Aircraft Financing…

Income Loss due to Actions of Civil Authority- Article by Roger Hillman

Coverage for income loss, also referred to as business interruption insurance, is commonly found in Commercial Property and Business Owner's policies. This provides coverage for loss of income as a result of the insured's suspension of operations. The most frequent triggering event for such coverage is physical damage to the business premises due to a covered peril such as fire or water damage, necessitating a closure for repair, rebuilding, or even relocation.
However, one unique aspect of business interruption coverage is income loss due to actions of civil authority. Such actions include something as minor as a road closure for repairs which access to a business or a significant as an order for closure of business in a larger area due to act of terrorism. In order to invoke such coverage, the cause, absent physical damage to theinsuredpremisesitself,mustbetheresultofphysicallossordamageto property away from the insured property as a result of an insuredperil which results in…