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Immunity From COVID-19 Exposure Claims: Essential Service Providers

On April 2, 2020, British Columbia enacted a Ministerial Order providing legal immunity to ‘essential service’ providers from claims in negligence if somebody were to allege that they were infected or exposed to COVID-19 as a result of an ‘essential service’ provider operating or providing an essential service; thus affecting the ability to make a…
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COVID-19 and Nursing Home Negligence

In these unprecedented times, the uncertainty surrounding personal injury lawsuits stemming from COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections remains a very real question. What we do know is that elderly people are the most susceptible to suffering serious infection, personal injury or succumbing to a Coronavirus infection. Like the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Sudden Acute Respiratory…
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