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Risk of Liability for COVID-19

8/1/2020| Reference Number : 259.159| Legal, Insurance/Risk Management | COVID-19 | | Return|

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic many schools are considering reopening and school bus contractors are now starting the process of calling employees back to work and taking precautions for students who will soon be boarding buses. However, one concern of many contractors is the risk of liability claim exposure related to COVID-19 from people riding on their vehicles or in their premises. This article will discuss 1) the scope of the risk of liability to your company from COVID-19 exposure, 2) pending legislation regarding liability protection, and 3) actions you can take to defend against claims related to COVID-19.

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