New Legislation Sets a High Bar for Civil Covid-19 Related Lawsuits Against Businesses and Health Care Providers

By Johanna Sheehe, Esq. On March 29, 2021, Governor DeSantis signed a sweeping COVID-19 liability shield into law, thus creating significant hurdles for any plaintiff seeking to bring a COVID-19 related lawsuit in the State of Florida.  The new [...]

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Lawsuit challenging the enactment of the Federal Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act could halt significant change to the horseracing industry

The National Horseman’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) and eleven state affiliates filed a federal lawsuit on March 15, 2021 seeking to prevent the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 (HISA) from being implemented.  HISA [...]

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Webinar: Defamation in the Time of COVID-19

The proliferation of online customer reviews and comments have created a tricky landscape for business owners trying to promote a positive image of their company and deflect negative critiques that can be misleading and sometimes downright [...]

Rent is Due!… Can the “Shelter in Place” orders lawfully change existing contracts?

With so many people struggling to maintain income due to COVID-19, can this crisis change existing laws to prevent evictions? Read this article by Sheehe & Associates, P.A. attorney Karen D. Fultz to learn more on this timely topic.

Can An Employer Fire An Employee During A Pandemic?

Sheehe & Associates attorney Karen D. Fultz was presented with a scenario involving the potential firing of an employee who had to remain in quarantine because of the coronavirus. If the employee does not go to work, can the employer [...]

If There Are Product Defects In Medical Products Used For The Covid-19 Pandemic, What Do You Do?

If there are defects in medical products used for the COVID-19 pandemic, what legal recourse do you have? Sheehe & Associates attorney Karen D. Fultz takes on this topic with an article discussing what legal action you can take if a loved [...]

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