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Liability Protections Are Critical to Ensuring Economic Recovery   [open pdf - 151KB]

From the Key Takeaways: "[1] The COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic is likely to create a surge in tort litigation accusing businesses of improper pandemic mitigation measures. [2] It is important for the reopening of our national economy that businesses be able to operate without undue fear of frivolous lawsuits. [3] The White House and Congress should therefore work together to establish effective and appropriate liability limits."

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Issue Brief No. 5067
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2020-05-04
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