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Coronavirus and the Law: Is there a Legal Duty to Prevent Harm during a Pandemic?

It’s no doubt that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has introduced a high level of panic for local businesses, especially with many big companies facing large-scale work force consequences due to the presences of the disease. Many smaller companies might ask: what responsibility do I have? Are there any legal liabilities if COVID-19 spreads throughout their workplace and employees or customers contract the virus? The answer is maybe. When it comes to the ways in which they may be able to counteract the effects of the virus to their own business, they may want to consider coronavirus small business financial......