Reopening? Liability Issues You Need to Consider Before Opening Your Doors presented by Brann & Isaacson
Reopening? Liability Issues You Need to Consider Before Opening Your Doors
Municipal, State and federal governments have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic with emergency orders, regulations and guidance that is sometimes inconsistent or contradictory. Governor Mills has begun lifting some restrictions on business operation and stay-at-home mandates.
- What does that mean as businesses open back up to the public?
- How does a business do right by its employees and customers?
- What are the obligations for the business if a customer or employee refuses to wear personal protective equipment or observe government regulations around safe behavior?
- Is the business liable if a customer gets sick or feels unsafe?
Kevin Haley and Michael Carey
Since its founding over 90 years ago, Brann & Isaacson has provided practical and high-quality advice to businesses and public entities in Maine and around the world. Brann & Isaacson is a long-time Chamber member and sponsor for the Top-Gun program. Peter Lowe is an employment lawyer who advises management on all aspects of employment law. He and other B&I employment lawyers work with many Maine companies large and small, including L.L. Bean, many non-profits, cities, towns and school departments. Partner Kevin Haley’s practice focuses on corporate law, commercial transactions, and privacy and data security counseling. Michael Carey’s practice focuses on civil litigation and advising municipal and business clients on general business issues and information technology in particular. Kevin and Michael have been advisers for the Top Gun entrepreneurs’ program since its inception.
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