Day: February 8, 2021

Potts Law Firm Named to Leadership Role in Multidistrict Litigation for Travelers Battling COVID-19 Insurance Denials

HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A federal judge has appointed Houston-based Potts Law Firm as co-lead class counsel for the plaintiffs’ in multidistrict litigation against the primary travel insurance provider for popular websites such as VRBO. The consolidated lawsuits, previously filed in federal courts across the nation, allege that CSA Travel Protection, the American affiliate of Italy-based Generali Group, has refused to honor its policies and refund consumers nationwide for bookings that were properly cancelled due to COVID-19.  Also appointed co-lead counsel were Cafferty Clobes Meriweather and Sprengal LLP and Carlson Lynch LLP. Kirby McInerney was appointed Liaison Counsel.

The cases have been consolidated in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York before the Honorable John G Koeltl.  Judge Koeltl joined the court after he was nominated in 1994 by President Bill Clinton.  

“This consolidation is very meaningful to individuals

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Quarantine And Tests, As Covid-19 Third Wave Surges

When the World Health Organization described January, it said it was going to be “a tough one…It really is all hands on deck.” This is evident from the picture in mid January across Europe and the U.K.:

The EU uses a traffic light map from the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) as a guideline to the high risk countries (in red) from which travel should be limited–there are no longer any green (safe) countries across Europe, with the exception of one corner of Greece.

The restrictions put in place across Europe in November and December appear to have slowed the virus, and the U.S. overtook the EU in number of recorded cases. The World Health Organisation’s Covid-19 dashboard has 30 million recorded cases in Europe and 40 million in the Americas. That said, many countries are

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Graceland offers additional virtual VIP tours after initial sell-out

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – After the first three tours for Graceland’s virtual experience sold out, more tour dates have been added.



a store front at day: Graceland reopens to Elvis fans with limited capacity


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Graceland reopens to Elvis fans with limited capacity

Graceland officials said the tours sold out quickly among digital tourists.

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The guided tours are two hours long and give a behind-the-ropes look at various parts of the Graceland campus, such as the mansion, the Lisa Marie jet, Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex, and the top-secret Archives facility, where Elvis’ personal items not on display to the public are stored, according to Graceland officials.

Graceland offers additional virtual VIP tours after initial sell-out

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Vice President of Graceland Archives and Exhibits, Angie Marchese, will host the virtual tours. Viewers will also have the opportunity to ask Marchese questions throughout

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New Travel Rules Devastating for Agents and Industry: ACTA and ACITA

ACTA and ACITA are sounding the alarm for travel agents and travel agencies following the federal government’s announcement of tough new travel news. But ACITA says Ottawa is at last talking about financial help for agents.

“The news of earlier today with respect to the suspension of flying to the Caribbean and Mexico as well as significant related restrictions is absolutely devastating for all sectors within the travel industry – from airlines to hotels, tour operators, travel agencies, travel agents, independent contractors and all other businesses that rely on tourism,” ACTA President Wendy Paradis said on Friday.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced that Canadian airlines will cease flying to the Caribbean and Mexico as of yesterday, and that the ban will continue through April 30. He also announced tough, new testing rules and quarantine regulations that will radically reduce travel demand.

“Without enhanced and urgent aid, and

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