COVID liability protections News

Kentucky Passes Liability Protections for Businesses, Healthcare Facilities

Kentucky lawmakers voted to shield businesses and health care facilities from coronavirus-related lawsuits as they hurried to finish work Tuesday before ending this year’s session. Beshear’s office said the governor and his team would review the final version of each …

W. Virginia Enacts COVID Liability Protections for Employers, Health Care Providers

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has signed a bill that protects employers, health care providers and others from being sued due to the coronavirus pandemic. The bill offers protection from COVID-19 lawsuits even if public health guidelines were ignored. But …

South Carolina Senate Passes COVID Liability Protection Bill

A bill that would prevent lawsuits against businesses and other groups by people who contract COVID-19 as long as federal and state health guidelines were being followed passed the South Carolina Senate on Thursday. The bill, which was one of …

Alabama Lawmakers Move Forward with COVID Liability Protections

Alabama lawmakers on Thursday fast-tracked a pair of pandemic bills – one to exempt coronavirus relief payments from state income tax and another to shield businesses, health care providers and others from virus-related lawsuits. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and GOP …