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07/08/2020

The risks of COVID-19 liability waivers

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The proponents of reopening America amid a pandemic like to put a positive spin on things, whether it is President Trump touting his rallies, college football pumping up enthusiasm for the fall season or college administrations telling kids to get ready to head back to dorms and classes.  But there is a catch. Many of those yelling for a return to normal have attached a legal document to their “come on back” policies — a waiver of legal liability. What does this say about the risk involved and will these waivers really release anyone or institutions from liability if you get sick or die?

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