An article from Law360 examines the way that several states are addressing COVID-19 related liability insurance questions and concerns as businesses begin to reopen.
“State legislators and governors are increasingly considering and signing into law legislation and executive orders granting businesses and health care providers immunity from lawsuits alleging exposure to the novel coronavirus. A liability shield for businesses and health care providers is also being hotly debated at the federal level as part of a prospective next round of coronavirus-relief spending by Congress.”
The article explores specific actions that have been taken thus far from a number of states including Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and North Carolina, and looks ahead toward the hopeful establishment of clear safety standards across the board from organizations like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Read the full article here.