Negligent Exposure Claims on the Rise for Hotels in the Wake of COVID-19

Personal injury plaintiffs’ lawyers have found a new niche market in the wake of the global pandemic. They are filing lawsuits against hotels and other establishments for negligent exposure to COVID-19 when customers claim they contracted the virus while on their property. Although it is too early to know how these claims will play out in court, hotels should know both how to protect themselves from legal liability and defend against these claims.

 

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