LA Fitness Sued By Insurer Beazley Over Covid Loss Claim

April 7, 2021, 5:17 PM

The operator of LA Fitness is facing a lawsuit from Beazley Underwriting Ltd. seeking to determine if the insurer must cover some of the company’s Covid-related losses.

The London-based insurer’s lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California is the latest wrinkle in Fitness International LLC’s fight for insurance coverage of the financial hit it took after shuttering many of its gyms during the pandemic.

Fitness International previously sued its other insurers, including Zurich American Insurance Co., for breach of contract after its loss claims allegedly were denied. The company voluntary dismissed the lawsuit, brought last ...

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