Covid-19 Resource Center

Impact of COVID-19 on Future Litigation/Courts

Sep 22 2020

Potential Enforceability of COVID-19 Waivers in Recreational Contexts in Connecticut and Surrounding States

As states across the country implement their reopening procedures and issue health and safety guidelines to businesses in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses such as gyms, and other providers of recreational activities may require patrons to sign liability releases or waivers to exculpate the provider from liability should a patron contract COVID-19 while engaging in the recreational activity sponsored by or at the provider’s facility.

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Jun 9 2020

5 Ethical Traps for Lawyers to Avoid During COVID-19

Many offices and courts are still closed, and social distancing measures remain in place. While lawyers are working hard to serve their clients and sustain their businesses during these tough times, compliance with ethical rules should never be far from mind.

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Higher Education

Jun 17 2020

COVID-19 Closes On-Campus Learning and Prompts Lawsuits from Students Seeking Tuition Reimbursement

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, colleges and universities were forced to make major adjustments in the wake of the public health crisis. Students were required to vacate residence halls, and traditional on-campus learning was replaced with online courses and virtual learning. Most agree that these steps were necessary, but the college “experience” for students across the country was completely transformed from what they expected and paid for.

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Healthcare

Jun 5 2020

COVID-19 Related Liability Immunity in Vermont for Medical Providers

ADDENDUM 9 TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 01-20, dated April 20, 2020, indicates that liability immunity available under existing law will apply to “Health Care Facilities, Health Care Providers, and Health Care Volunteers” providing “emergency management service[s] or response activity” in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Insurance Coverage

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Workers' Compensation

Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protections

Jun 24 2020

Getting Started With The California Consumer Privacy Act

As you may be aware, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA” or “the Act”) came into effect on January 1, 2020, and provides California residents with as much control as feasibly possible over the use of their personal information within the business world.

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Case Commentary

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