Lawsuit: Kansas must pay business over COVID-19 restrictions
December 11, 2020
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita fitness studio's owner and his business are suing Kansas for compensation for being forced to shut down and reopen with restrictions this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that the state essentially used their property in attempting to limit the virus' spread.
The lawsuit filed this week in Sedgwick County District Court by Ryan Floyd and Omega Bootcamps Inc. argues that the state used his and the business' private property "for the benefit of the general public" when it and local officials imposed their restrictions. The lawsuit cites part o...