The state of California, through the Office of the Governor and the Judicial Branch, has initiated some specific steps to place what fairly can be described as a hold on the judicial process associated with residential evictions across the Golden State during and for 90 days after the state of emergency declaration. The state has…Details
What a Business Needs Must Do to Protect Patrons, Workers, and Itself Against COVID-19 Contamination and Infection
Keeping ahead and having the best information about how COVID-19 spreads is vital. Just prior to May 2020, some reports began to circulate that a possibility exists that COVID-19 may have the capability to remain airborne both in a space lacking circulation and in a location with air handling systems. The bottom line for businesses…Details
There were some positive indicators during the second half of April that there has been some progress made in different locations throughout California and the rest of the United States regarding reducing the spread of COVID-19. While there has been some headway, at the same time the U.S. Centers for Disease Control made it clear…Details
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread around the world, many countries are working tirelessly to connect frontline healthcare workers with life-saving N-95 respirator masks and other personal protective equipment to aid in the prevention of COVID-19 infection. Due to the highly infectious nature of the coronavirus virus, many world governments have encouraged everyone to…Details
California residential landlords are faced with very real challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 1, 2020, the first traditional rent-paying date during the pandemic, 30 percent of residential tenants across the United States failed to pay rent, according to the National Multifamily Housing Council. That number is expected to increase, and perhaps significantly so,…Details
The Netherworld of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Persistent, Long-Term Novel Coronavirus Infections Appearing in Some Patients
Novel coronavirus. COVID-19 is known by a few other names, including novel coronavirus. For the purposes of this discussion of the fact that some people who contract a COVID-19 infection and either are not fully recovering from it or are becoming re-infected in short speed, the alternate designation of COVID-19 as a novel coronavirus is…Details
As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the country and the world, more and more essential workers who are still engaging with the public are being asked to utilize personal protective equipment in their daily lives. While PPE may seem a bit excessive at the moment, the use of such protective equipment has…Details
As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the country and the world, frontline workers such as law enforcement and first responders are at risk of encountering individuals who have either tested positive for the disease or are suspected to have contracted it at some point. In order to allow essential personnel to continue…Details
Running a Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Do Different “Limitations of Liability” Protect Your Business?
Businesses of all types have some weighty legal issues to wrestle with in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them are questions regarding the liability of a business to protect workers, customers or clients, vendors, and others from the coronavirus when these individuals are on their premises. As an outgrowth of legal responsibility considerations,…Details
How Do Hair Salons, Estheticians, Massage Therapists, and Body Artists Protect Themselves and Their Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
In primary school, nearly all of us have heard about the 50 individual states in our country being “laboratories of democracy.” In some ways, during the COVID-19 pandemic, each of the 50 states in our nation are not only laboratories of democracy, but they’ve become something of laboratories of medical exploration as different tactics are…Details