The hardest part of an unpredictable yet pressing crisis like the coronavirus is that businesses and organizations must walk a fine line between shutting down and accepting losses or staying open longer than necessary and risking healthy or harm to human life. Depending on the types of businesses, or the types of organizations, like gas stations and grocery stores and hospitals, public need may outweigh the risks of shutting down. That said, Fortune is predicting a post-virus wave of pending lawsuits
that may arise from companies and groups who unnecessarily put their employees or their customers in situations that demonstrated a lack of response.
Hospitals, restaurants, day care centers, nursing homes and hotels may face claims that they didn’t take adequate steps to protect people. Shareholders can sue if companies fail to act effectively in response to the epidemic. Businesses are scrambling to see if their insurance policies cover disruptions caused by the virus. Governments are reviewing their quarantine powers.
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