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Coronavirus/Force Majeure Litigation Update

Since our last COVID-19 update in May, thousands of additional coronavirus-related lawsuits have been filed throughout the United States. They continue to run the gamut, ranging from insurance coverage claims to contract disputes centered on force majeure provisions. There has, however, been a marked increase in the proportion of employment-related COVID-19 claims, although no cases […]

COVID-19 Litigation Update

The first wave of COVID-19 litigation has already started working its way through the courts. The federal dockets are jammed with habeas corpus petitions from inmates seeking early release from custody based on coronavirus health risks. Civil litigants have also fired their first proverbial shots in state and federal courts. This article focuses on three […]

“Irresistible Superhuman Cause”

Contractual Rights and Obligations in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic (For the full blog with citations please click here) As of this writing in early April 2020, we are witnessing a deepening global health and economic crisis.  We are all focused on our loved ones and groceries and the latest news.  But this too […]