Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on finances, roughly 145 million Americans say they cannot afford another year like 2020, according to WalletHub’s new Coronavirus Money Survey.
A lawyer’s ethical obligations when working remotely are outlined in a new opinion issued by the American Bar Association nearly a year after most attorneys set up shop at home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the nation moved forward with the “work from home” trend during the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of who bore the brunt of the cost for this unwanted necessity has yet to be answered?
A recent decision by a New York state Supreme Court Justice could have a significant impact on businesses struggling to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faced with many more remote workers than ever before and little certainty as to when they may return on-site, employers find themselves navigating difficult compliance issues, especially in regard to remote workers who have chosen to relocate to a new state.
The uncertainty of the pandemic has inspired more parties to choose mediation, even when having to do so virtually. I urge you to use this excellent vehicle to see whether you can settle your client’s case (or at least narrow the disputed issues).
Working during a pandemic – one year now and counting – has changed forever the way some elements of business are done, while highlighting those things that require in-person interaction to be executed well.
There are many ways to manage the stress of virtual meeting platforms, and using all the tools available – email, texting, phone calls and Zoom – to communicate with one another is a good place to start.
COVID-19 has impacted litigation across the board, with economic uncertainties and delays getting trial dates prompting some clients to settle or mediate cases rather than having their day in court.