The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially devastating to nursing homes, which have been referred to as “ground zero” for the public health emergency. Already legal actions are in the works, with the courts addressing new legal theories and defenses with drastically conflicting points of view.
These materials examine the current state of COVID litigation, the unique challenges posed with litigation, emerging issues and what the future may hold in a post-pandemic world.
Summary of Contents
COVID’s Impact: A Quick Review
- Press Releases from the CDC and CMS
Federal and State Immunity
- Federal Immunity: The PREP Act
- State Based Immunity: Pennsylvania