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  • Florida Governor Signs COVID-19 Liability Shield Posted on: April 20, 2021     In: COVID-19 Response

    On March 29, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law Florida Statute 768.38, granting significant protections to business entities, educational institutions, governmental entities, and religious institutions from claims related to COVID-19 if they made a good faith effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The new law aims to dissuade the filing of meritless claims for damages allegedly due to COVID-19 exposure in a few key ways.

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