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What effect has the COVID-19 pandemic had on the real estate market in Central Florida?

If you’re thinking about jumping into the real estate market to buy or sell a home but aren’t sure if now is the right time, perhaps looking at the current market trends might help you make a decision. The Orlando Regional Realtor Association…
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Florida, Can my landlord evict me if I am unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 virus?

If you were forced to shut down your business in Orlando due to the COVID-19 virus, you probably generated little to no income unless you allowed employees to work from home or you offered curbside pickup or delivery. Without a way to bring…
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Florida, What happens to a relative’s assets who passed away from COVID-19 without a will?

With so much uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus, many individuals have begun reaching out to the Coral Springs, FL estate planning lawyers at Express Law to assist with getting their estate plan created or updated. Having an estate plan…
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ICE Accused of Fueling the Spread of COVID-19 by Transferring Detainees Around the Country

When the COVID-19 virus shifted from an epidemic to a pandemic, measures were put into place to help prevent the virus from spreading. While many states began ordering nonessential businesses to close and issued stay-at-home orders, NBC News…
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Georgia, Second Immigrant Detainee Passes Away from COVID-19 Complications

Many immigration detention centers along with jails have become a hotspot for the COVID-19 virus simply because inmates and detainees are living in close quarters and are unable to properly practice social distancing. In fact, both jails and…
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Family of Meat Processing Employee Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Worker Dies from COVID-19

JBS USA is one of the largest meat processing companies in the country with locations in states like Pennsylvania, Texas, Colorado, and Minnesota. After the COVID-19 virus began spreading in the U.S., the JBS began recording cases of workers…
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Are H-1B visa holders at risk of being deported if they are laid off as a result of the COVID-19 crisis?

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only responsible for taking hundreds of thousands of lives, but it is also responsible for putting millions of people out of work. While everyone depends on their job for income and benefits, many others are depending…
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Can I still file for divorce in St. Petersburg, FL even with COVID-19 restrictions in place?

As the State of Florida begins to relax COVID-19 restrictions, more and more businesses and government agencies are allowing more services to become available to the public. Unfortunately, family courts are still limiting the types of cases…
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What changes to child custody should occur during COVID-19 in Clearwater Florida?

Child custody in Florida is referred to as shared parenting and can be a devastating life-changing event for both children and parents.  After a divorce, an experienced lawyer will try to achieve the best possible outcome for all members of…
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Virginia Restaurant Sues Insurer for Denying its Business Interruption Claim Even Though Its Policy Explicitly Covers Viruses

The owner of Guajillo Mexican has brought a lawsuit against Twin City Fire Insurance—a member of the Hartford Insurance Group, after receiving notice that the company was not going to cover its business interruption claims related to COVID-19…
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Are Vermont business owners entitled to coverage under their business income insurance policy for pandemic-related losses?

When business operations are interrupted as a result of a state or national emergency, it often causes a business’ flow of income to become disrupted as well.  And because business owners know how devastating just a small disruption to their…
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Business Owners in Utah Frustrated Their Insurer Won’t Cover Claims Associated with Coronavirus

Business owners across the U.S. are fighting to keep their businesses afloat as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some have managed to pull in little revenue during government closures, others haven’t made a penny in weeks. With bills…
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Will medical malpractice claims for COVID-19 treatment be supported by “standards of care” in Houston Texas?

  Medical malpractice stems from medical errors, mistakes, or wrongful acts undertaken by a healthcare provider in the professional treatment of another individual that lead to complications and sometimes wrongful death situations. …
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GA Congressman Worries ICE Isn’t Providing Detainees at Stewart Detention Center with Enough Protection from COVID-19

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) expressed his concern with how Stewart Detention Center is being operated amid the COVID-19 outbreak in a recent letter he wrote to Matthew T. Albence, Deputy Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs…
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Texas Dine-In Theatre Sues Lloyd’s of London for Denying Coverage Under the Company’s “Pandemic Event” Insurance Policy

Star Cinema Grill thought it had all its bases covered after purchasing “pandemic event” insurance coverage. Although pandemics aren’t a common occurrence, with nine dine-in theatre locations spread across Houston, Texas, the company’s…
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Tennessee Bar, Nashville Underground, Sues Insurer for Denying Its Business Interruption Claim

It’s been about a month since a Nashville bar joined several other business owners in a fight against their insurance companies. Nashville Underground, which has suffered serious financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, filed…