Force Majeure | Force Majeure Superior Force But Not Act Of God

Force Majeure and Act of God Force majeure and Act of God are similar and  both can bring a contract or obligation (including in rare cases a lease) to an end. Force majeure literally means a ‘superior force’. A term that is used more in civil or French law, as well as in insurance, to refer to a physical or material act that is uncontrollable or beyond human capacity to prevent, such as lightning, storms, earthquake, or sudden death (Lehman, Stern & Co. v. Morgan’s Louisiana & T. R. … [Read more...]