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Dems' Senate Win Sinks Insurers' Virus Liability Shield Hopes, Law360

January 13, 2021

Partner Scott Fischer was quotedin a Law360 article about how the shift in the Senate majority following the Georgia runoff elections could affect the possibility of any potential COVID-19 liability shield for companies. According to Law360, Democrats have said they would resist such a measure, warning that it would “erode legal protections for workers and consumers.” It now looks likely that liability protection for businesses will be put in place by individual states. "With the federal government's notorious gridlock, we are much more likely to see movement on this issue at the state level," said Scott.

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