What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Protecting Against the Next Crisis

Ward Greenberg business litigation partner Jeffrey Harradine authored a column on lessons learned in the courts for businesses seeking relief of contractual obligations due to pandemic related losses in the November 25th issue of The Daily Record and the November 27th issue of the Rochester Business Journal.

Jeff explores recent case activity for insights on the utility of asserting various contract law doctrines for legal relief of pandemic related business disruptions, breach of contract, insurance protection and business loss. Avenues pursued, to varying success, have included force majeure, frustration of purpose, impossibility and commercial impracticality.

The full article can be found here.