FIRST PUBLISHED ON 04.09.2020 –
The outbreak of the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) is expected to result in thousands of deaths throughout the U.S. and is responsible for a shutdown of businesses, establishments, and offices throughout the country resulting in a national economic breakdown. In March 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered a shutdown of all non-essential businesses in New York and has mandated that non-essential employees work from home. The order was intended to quarantine workers, support social distancing and slow the spread of the virus as much as possible. The foreseeable consequence of this order is a slew of lawsuits, litigation, and contract disputes. MORE.