Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Is It Force Majeure or Something Else?

    View Authors March 2020

    The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is in the hundreds of thousands, with the number of confirmed deaths well over ten thousand. Unfortunately, it appears that the numbers will continue to rise.

    While there are mixed reports on how the world is faring in the battle against COVID-19, the potential legal battles over whether COVID-19 constitutes force majeure are only just beginning.