As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits
On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic. Verrill's litigation attorney Martha Gaythwaite and employment and labor attorney Doug Currier were quoted in the article. Martha recommends businesses "have a checklist to make sure you know who’s doing what and that they have actually done it,” to ensure that businesses are complying with Governor Janet Mills' dos and don'ts checklist. Doug states that other issues may present when business owners cannot rehire all laid-off employees.
To learn more, read the full article from Bangor Daily News here.