As Congress Weighs COVID Liability Protections, States Shield Health Providers

Coronavirus patients and their families who believe a doctor, nurse, hospital or other provider made serious mistakes during their care may face a new hurdle if they try to file medical malpractice lawsuits. Under pressure from health provider organizations, governors … Read more…

McConnell says next stimulus must have coronavirus liability protections

Congress’ next coronavirus stimulus bill must include liability protections for businesses that try to reopen amid the pandemic, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. There’s a “high likelihood” that lawmakers take another stab at blunting the virus’ economic impact, the … Read more…