Government and Administrative

Florida Governor’s Executive Order 20-91: Florida is Closed, Violators are Subject to Custodial Arrest

The rapid spread of novel coronavirus (COVID 19) throughout Florida has created unprecedented challenges for state and local governments, local businesses, residents, and visitors.  Within...

Commercial Litigation

COVID-19: The Paycheck Protection Program Q & A

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, was...

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Product Liability

Product Liability and Other Similar Incidents: Evidence That Passes the “Substantial Similarity” Standard and Methods of Protection for Defendant Manufacturers

Introduction The admissibility of evidence of “other similar incidents” (“OSI”) frequently arises in product liability...

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Employment and Labor

DOL Issues Bulletin: Temporary Non-Enforcement Period Applicable to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 24, 2020, the Department of Labor published Field Assistance Bulletin No. 2020-1 in...

Commercial Litigation

Alabama Adopts Temporary Remote Notarization to Encourage Business and Social Distancing

Under typical procedures in Alabama and many other states, notary publics, or “notaries,” must confirm...

Commercial Litigation

The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill—What is the Impact on Employers and Businesses?

After protracted, tense negotiations, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed...

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COVID-19: Relief Now for Eligible Small Businesses and Private Non-profits

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Florida now qualifies for low interest federal disaster loans from...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

COVID-19: Insurance Companies Should Expect a Surge of Claims

As the spread of COVID-19 decimates private enterprises across the United States, many businesses  expect...

Employment and Labor

President Approves Last Minute Paid Sick Leave Bill Proposed During COVID-19 Pandemic

“On Tuesday, March 24, the Department of Labor published additional guidelines and a Questions and...

Commercial Litigation

COVID-19: Navigating a Pandemic: A Practical Guide For Businesses

Prepared by Suzanne Barto Hill and Scott Williams as part of the RumbergerKirk COVID-19 Task...