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May 15, 2020

In the News Today – May 15, 2020

Health Providers Fighting COVID-19 Should Beware Tort Risk: “COVID-19 immunities are not absolute protections against liability. Litigation is not only inevitable, but is already proliferating,” said Lisa Ruggiero and Aileen McTiernan, two attorneys at defense firm Locke Lord LLP writing in a recent analysis for Law 360. In their analysis, Ruggiero and McTiernan discuss how despite federal and state governments’ efforts to provide certain liabilites to first responders, healthcare providers should not be lulled into a false sense of security as the scope of protection is not as clear as it may seem.

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