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The Evolving Landscape of COVID-19-Related Class Action Lawsuits

August 20, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused upheaval in the global economy. This massive disruption has led to a wave of class action lawsuits relating, directly or indirectly, to COVID-19. This White Paper reviews the various categories of such class actions, the most commonly asserted theories of liability, and possible defenses to such actions, both as to the merits and against class certification.