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Insurance Law Update, “Can Businesses ‘Waive’ Goodbye to COVID 19 Liability? Basic Principles of Third Party Liability Waivers and CGL Insurance Protections,” Mealey’s Litigation Report: Insurance Bad Faith

In the November Insurance Law Update, Partners Jan A. Larson and Gabrielle Sigel, Associate Sara M. Stappert, and Staff Attorney Anna W. Margasinska observe that many companies – in the face of the pandemic – are considering how to protect themselves from a range of risks. The authors highlight two traditional methods for protection against third-party liability claims: liability waivers and general liability insurance. They then provide the basic law applicable to both “so that businesses can determine whether and how best to rely on them while working through the pandemic.”