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Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

Nelson Mullins is continuing to monitor developments related to COVID-19, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and various federal, state, and local government authorities. The firm is taking appropriate precautionary actions and has implemented plans to ensure the continuation of all firm services to clients from both in office and remote work arrangements across our 25 offices. 

In addition, click the link below to access extensive resources to address a wide variety of topics resulting from the virus, in general and by industry,  including topics such as essential businesses, force majeure, business interruption insurance, CARES Act and FFCRA, and others. 

Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

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May 27, 2020

Fla. Businesses Beware: The Lurking Theory of COVID-19 Negligent Transmission

By Michael J. Bittman

Daily Business Review

In an article published on May 27, 2020 by the Daily Business Review, Orlando attorney Michael J. Bittman discusses how COVID-19 has led to the filing of numerous lawsuits and how the Florida Courts will address them. Further, he discusses the health risks and legal liabilities businesses should consider as they begin to reopen.

“In cases where plaintiffs successfully establish the other elements for negligent transmission, juries can award economic and noneconomic damages,” writes Bittman. “Economic damages are financial losses from the defendant’s negligence: medical bills, lost wages, etc. Noneconomic damages are more difficult to measure and can be subjective: pain and suffering, emotional distress, etc.”