Can Employees Sue Their Employer for Contracting the Coronavirus?


  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Drew Sorrell & Morey Raiskin
  • /   Articles,Labor & Employment Law,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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If an employee contracts coronavirus while carrying out her/his employment, is it covered under Florida's workers' compensation laws?

Will Your Business Interruption Insurance Actually Pay for Business Interruption?


  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Greg McNeill
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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The harm caused to Florida businesses by the governmental responses to coronavirus has been swift and in some cases, devastating. Many business owners are (for the first time) reading the fine print of their business property insurance policies...

Commercial Landlord's Guide to Navigating Tenant Workouts in the Age of COVID-19


  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Andrew Gluck, Timothy Miedona, and Nicole Cuccaro
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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Landlords have increasingly received communication from distressed tenants requesting rent relief and, in some circumstances, lease termination.

Six Things to Know about the New CARES Act Employee Retention Credit


  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Amanda Wilson
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Featured
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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and is expected to be signed into law by President Trump. This $2.2 trillion stimulus bill contains an important tax benefit that so far has received little media coverage...

What You Need to Know about Small Business Loans under the CARES Act


  • March 30, 2020
  • /   Nicole Cuccaro, Amanda Wilson, & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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On Friday, the President signed the CARES Act into law to help provide economic relief to both businesses and individuals impacted by COVID-19.

Are Employment Agreements Still Valid During a Pandemic?


  • March 27, 2020
  • /   Melody Lynch
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Labor & Employment Law
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COVID-19 (coronavirus) has disrupted daily life for all of us. As an employer, you may be wondering whether you must honor the terms and conditions of the employment agreements with your key or executive level staff or whether you can terminate or amend...

Changing Restaurant Staff to Drivers? Adapting to COVID-19 Restrictions Requires Attention to Liability and Employment Laws


  • March 27, 2020
  • /   Drew Sorrell and Rachel Gebaide
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Restaurant Services,Hospitality & Leisure
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With coronavirus effectively shutting down normal operations for many stores and restaurants, operators have begun to transform their business model to include a significant delivery service component, turning hosts, servers, and bartenders into delivery drivers.

Florida Supreme Court Extends Suspension of all Trial Proceedings and Implements Emergency Measures


  • March 27, 2020
  • /   Richard Dellinger & Brian Lawrence
  • /   Articles,Litigation & Trial Practice,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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On March 25, 2020, Chief Justice Canady entered Administrative Order No. AOSC20-17 which consolidates the Supreme Court's prior orders and implements additional emergency measures.

Tara Tedrow Comments on Landlords and Evictions in the Wake of Coronavirus


  • March 27, 2020
  • /   
  • /   Media Coverage,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Commercial Leasing,Real Estate
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Shareholder Tara Tedrow was quoted in an "Orlando Business Journal" article describing how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting retailers, landlords, and lenders.

House Approves $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Plan


  • March 27, 2020
  • /   Amanda Wilson & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Featured
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Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act. The CARES Act was previously passed by the Senate on Wednesday, and is expected to be signed by President Trump. The $2.2 trillion stimulus plan includes...