Extract from Meg McLaughlin's article "Early COVID-19 Litigation Snapshot"
As the first half of the year wraps up, we can probably all agree that the last 6 months have been wholly unexpected. Our worlds have changed in ways we couldn’t have guessed back in January.
Corporations have experienced massive shifts at every level of the organization. And as organizations try to settle into a new normal, their legal departments are trying to stay on top of all the changes while planning for the coming wave of COVID-19 litigation.
While it’s early to make sweeping predictions about all the ways the pandemic will impact corporate litigation, we can get a sense of where things are going by looking at the lawsuits that have been filed so far. Here’s a roundup of some of the high-level themes that we’ve seen.
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