With businesses closed, employees furloughed and sales plummeting, there will almost certainly be an increase in bankruptcy filings as a result of the pandemic. But with the recent outpouring of federal financial support, attorneys say the uptick in “COVID-caused” bankruptcy ...Read More »
Grocery stores weren’t the only businesses that were ransacked by anxious customers when the coronavirus outbreak began. Food banks across Virginia were wiped out by individuals eager to stock their pantries to avoid public interaction as the pandemic ensued. “People ...Read More »
As Virginia courthouses reopen, jurisdictions disagree on whether or not face masks will be required upon entry. The Supreme Court of Virginia issued guidance stating that court officials are expected to take “reasonable steps” to protect public health as local ...
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Virginia began reopening nonessential businesses in most parts of the state May 15, with Richmond, Northern Virginia and Accomack County excluded for at least two weeks. Though employers are preparing to rehire fired or furloughed workers, the nearly 400,000 Virginians ...Read More »
In 2019, long before COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, the World Health Organization designated 2020 as “The Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” In addition, the American Nurses Association has extended their annual “Nurses Week” to take place for ...Read More »
Many businesses that shuttered because of the COVID-19 pandemic expected their business interruption insurance would provide some financial relief. But lawyers and insurance experts say it will be an uphill battle to obtain benefits without showing unusual circumstances. At least ...Read More »