VACEOs Square Table: COVID-19 Liability Issues For Businesses

VACEOs Square Table: COVID-19 Liability Issues For Businesses

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Please join Tom O'Brien and David Dabbs from Spotts Fain as they discuss COVID-19 liability issues for businesses.

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Topics of Discussion:

Reopening Considerations (Premises Liability)

– Potential liability to employees

– Potential liability to family members of COVID infected Employees

– Potential liability to “invitees” (customers and other third parties)

• Insurance Coverages (or lack thereof)

– Worker’s Compensation Insurance

– Commercial General Liability

• Ways to minimize potential liabilities

– Employment law obligations

– Specific operational choices

Host and presenters:

Thomas O'Brien, Attorney & Shareholder, Spotts Fain

For more than 30 years, Tom, who serves as head of Spotts Fain's Corporate and Business Transactions Practice, has represented clients in corporate, partnership and LLC governance matters. He heads the firm's mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team and serves as outside general counsel to many of the firm's clients. Tom frequently counsels business owners in entity formation and exit strategy planning.

David Dabbs, Attorney & Senior Counsel, Spotts Fain

Dave Dabbs advises and represents employers on all aspects of employment law, including applications, contracts, deferred compensation plans, handbooks, policies, terminations, releases, and restrictive covenants. With over 25 years of experience, he has particular background in the FLSA and other wage and hour laws, ADA and FMLA compliance, discrimination and retaliation claims, employment issues arising in the sale and closure of facilities (including severance benefits and WARN and OWBPA compliance), and employee benefits litigation (primarily under ERISA). He also advises and represents clients on more general contract and administrative matters.

About VACEOS Square Table events:

  • Ad hoc peer learning in small groups
  • For VACEOs members and sponsors only
  • VACEOs Safe Haven culture applies. The host will set the confidentiality level.
  • Any member or sponsor can propose an event
  • Topic, meeting format, etc. determined by the host
  • Free to participants.
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