April 23, 2020

ILR Briefly COVID-19 Series: Liability Overview

A tsunami of COVID-19 litigation is already starting to form, and it’s up to Congress, the administration, state legislatures, and governors to shelter businesses from the storm and enable the economy to recover.

This edition of ILR Briefly looks at the primary types of litigation emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, including:

  • Common law, including negligence, public nuisance, contract claims, and product liability;
  • Labor and employment;
  • The False Claims Act;
  • Data privacy, including virtual meetings, health information, and big data;
  • Financial services;
  • Consumer claims, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, false advertising and deceptive marketing, and price gouging; and
  • Securities

The research also looks at early trial lawyer advertising trends and third party litigation funding activity in the context of COVID-19.

News ICYMI: Australian Government Says Greater Oversight Of Litigation Funding Industry Needed International Initiatives News In The News Today- January 6, 2021 Class Action Litigation, Data Privacy Letters, Comments, Petitions Letter Urges Georgia Bar To Reject Proposed Ethics Rules Changes Other Issues News In The News Today- January 5, 2021 International Initiatives News Lawsuit Complains Hawaiian Rolls Aren't Made In Hawaii Class Action Litigation
We Use Cookies to Make your Experience Better

What do we use cookies for?

We use cookies and similar technologies to recognize your repeat visits and preferences, as well as to measure the effectiveness of campaigns and analyze traffic. To learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, view our Cookie Policy. By clicking "I Accept" or "X" on this banner, or using our site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.