Indianapolis Business Journal

April 17-23, 2020

Indianapolis businesses and not-for-profits are expected to file a deluge of lawsuits against insurance companies over their refusal to pay claims related to the COVID-19 crisis. Susan Orr examines the legal issues and digs into the arguments in two suits that were among the first to be filed. Also this week, Anthony Schoettle reports on the financial hit local TV stations are taking despite the boost in ratings caused by the coronavirus. And John Russell looks at the low levels of public health funding in Indiana and explores whether that has hindered the state as it battles COVID-19.

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Venture investors get stingy during outbreak

Institutional markets became increasingly volatile as COVID-19 spread across Asia, then Europe and now the United States, leaving venture capitalists holding tighter to their cash and spending more time examining the health of the companies in which they’ve already invested.

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Q&A with Rico Elmore, Fatheadz CEO

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Indianapolis-based Fatheadz Eyewear and its production partners have started making personal protective equipment for front-line health care workers. Fatheadz CEO Rico Elmore said he shifted the company’s work to safety goggles, safety glasses and splash shields for many reasons, including keeping his employees working. The company is one of […]

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Letter: Thanks to Walorski

Before the coronavirus crisis began, Indiana’s representatives in Congress, especially Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, showed they were listening to small businesses by pushing for the repeal of the health insurance tax, or HIT.

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