COVID-19 and Unprecedented Litigation Insights, Issue 26, October 2020

This 26th edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, sees us returning to now-familiar topics involving liability protection for businesses, wrongful death lawsuits (particularly those involving long-term care facilities), tuition refunds, and, of course, constitutional challenges to emergency and public health orders.

The article on take-home COVID-19 cases, however, bears particular scrutiny as it highlights a possibility that we have been discussing from some of earliest issues -- that plaintiffs might try to hold businesses responsible not just for the infection of their employees, but also their employees' families. Also notable is the staying power of constitutional challenges, which continue to be filed (and find success!) despite some earlier setbacks....

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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