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Michigan House Passes Bills Shielding Employers from Virus Lawsuits

A divided Michigan House voted on Sept. 23 to shield health providers and businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits filed by patients, employees or customers, advancing bills that majority Republicans said would give businesses more comfort to reopen and block frivolous complaints. …

Rental Company in North Carolina’s Outer Banks Sued for Refusing Refunds

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a real estate company on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after it allegedly refused to issue refunds for people who couldn’t visit because of coronavirus-related travel restrictions. The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that the suit …

Kansas Legislature Passes Bill Barring COVID-19 Lawsuits

Republicans pushed a sweeping coronavirus measure through the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature on May 22, aiming to shield businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related lawsuits and take control of the state’s pandemic response from Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. Some Democrats …