Courts Innovate in the Midst of Pandemic

From socially distanced courtrooms to virtual hearings, courts around the country are continuing to adapt to the ongoing pandemic environment that continues to be the world we live in. Los Angeles has created a $0 bail schedule for misdemeanors and lower-level felonies to “curb the spread of COVID-19 in jails and surrounding communities.’ California courts … Read more

The Option of Impossibility – Alternatives to Force Majeure

Did you fail to specify “pandemic” or “disease” in your force majeure clause?  Or fail to include a force majeure clause altogether in your contract? Should you have foreseen the impact of COVID-19? The language of contracts will likely be changed forever in the wake of the pandemic’s disruption to businesses. While the courts will weigh … Read more