The Paley Rothman Blog

Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our employees.

Insurance Recovery
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The Playing Field for Coronavirus Insurance Recovery is Wide Open

Insurance recovery for coronavirus raises a wide range of issues, including (i) liability arising out of civil authority, (ii) what constitutes physical injury to property and (iii) the applicability of pathogen-related exclusions, if any. As a preliminary matter, each individual insurance policy must be reviewed, as the applicable language may vary from policy-to-policy.

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Employment Law
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Federal Government Requires Small Businesses to Provide Paid Leave During COVID-19 Outbreak

Businesses with less than 500 employees are required to provide paid leave to employees who cannot work due to an employee’s (or their family member’s) quarantine or diagnosis of COVID-19. Businesses will also need to provide paid leave if an employee cannot work due to the employee’s need to care for a child whose school or child care center has been closed.

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