1. COVID-19 And Immunity From Suit For Businesses Opening During The Pandemic

COVID-19 And Immunity From Suit For Businesses Opening During The Pandemic

Employment law expert Dr. Jim Castagnera will detail the COVID-19 liability protection government entities have granted. You will learn how to shield your organization from liability.
Event ID: 2705080
Recording: Unable to attend? A recording will be available after the presentation.
Date: Friday, November 6, 2020; 3 PM Eastern
Duration: Scheduled for 60 minutes including question and answer period.
Presenter: Dr. Jim Castagnera
Credits: 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM

Is your organization shielded from COVID-19 liability? Discover the laws that provide some immunity.

Many organizations dread lawsuits from people who claim to have contracted COVID-19 on their premises. To help allay such fears, a growing number of states are promulgating legal-immunity statutes and executive orders. The trend began with healthcare providers in April and now covers other organizations reopening and resuming regular operations.

You need to understand the current laws to know if your organization is protected, what steps you must take to qualify for immunity, and how to defend claims.

  • What is meant by immunity from suit?
  • How do absolute and qualified immunity differ?
  • What jurisdictions have extended COVID-19 immunity?
  • How do the various statutory and executive shields compare?
  • How can you ensure the immunity statute covers your enterprise?
  • How do immunity statutes affect insurance coverage?
  • What is the impact of workers’ compensation immunity on your employees?

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