Employers may be tempted to view new civil immunity laws in many states as providing protection and certainty against coronavirus-related claims. On closer review, however, the new laws’ limited benefits mean you must keep caution and vigilance as top priorities.
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To date, the following states have passed broad civil immunity statutes purporting to protect businesses against COVID-19-related lawsuits: Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming. Other states, such as Alaska, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York, have enacted