Fastcase Resources for COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic the Fastcase team is working with our partners to ensure lawyers and volunteers have access to complimentary resources available to them. If at any time you’re experiencing difficulty logging into your account, please contact the Fastcase team at relief@fastcase.com and access will be provided.      Fastcase has created a COVID-19 resource hub, bringing together free legislative and government updates and COVID-19 content across leading news media sources.   

 

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Fastcase & Peers Webinars

 

 

  • Additionally, in the coming days and weeks Fastcase will be coordinating to provide additional webinars for relief support. Many of these webinars are available for CLE credit in many jurisdictions, and a great way to accumulate CLE credit remotely. Visit our webinar schedule blog post to sign up for sessions now.

 Free Products and Services from American LegalNet

 

In addition to the COVID-19 resources page from American LegalNet, we want to specifically highlight ALN’s free tracking Court Closure Status:

 

Court closures and Emergency Orders Tracker – a comprehensive website tracking the latest closures and emergency orders across federal and several state courts, updated by the largest team of licensed litigation attorneys in the industry. 

COVID-19 Article Collection by Medical Risk Law Weekly News

 

Articles include: 

  • Ventilator Deregulation
  • Death from Chloroquine Phosphate for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Tests: No Premarket Review
  • Medical Supply Chain Issues (Products, Drugs, Blood) and Food
  • Supply Interruptions
  • Deregulation of PPE and Other Medical Devices Imports
  • Complaint: Malpractice Involving Respiratory Condition/COVID-19 and Ventilator

Please click here to submit your email address for a free PDF of these Medical Risk Law articles. 

 

 

 

RSS COVID-19 News on Law Street Media

  • Judge Orders N.Y. to Pay Uber, Lyft Drivers Unemployment Benefits
    This week, a Brooklyn federal judge granted a preliminary injunction requested by app-based for-hire-vehicle (FHV) driver plaintiffs and the New York Taxi Workers Alliance (NYTWA) against New York’s Department of Labor (NYDOL), Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and the state’s Commissioner of Labor, Roberta Reardon. In a 27-page opinion, the court sided with the driver plaintiffs finding […]
  • DOJ Charges Chinese Hackers with Trying to Steal COVID Research
    Two hackers were charged with hacking into hundreds of individual and company systems, both in the United States and abroad, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The perpetrators, both Chinese nationals, allegedly acted “for the benefit of the (Ministry of State Security) or other Chinese government agencies” and their own personal financial gain. They are […]
  • Meatpacking Companies Accused of Putting Minorities At Risk During Pandemic
    In a complaint before the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Marketing Service filed on Wednesday, Tyson Foods, Inc; JBS USA, Inc.; Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.; and Keystone Foods, LLC, were accused of racial discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic. The complaint alleged they put minorities at an additional risk of exposure to COVID-19. The meat processing […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Partner Nicole Saharsky weighs in on limitations of virtual court proceedings in Bloomberg Law
    Mayer Brown partner Nicole Saharsky comments in the Bloomberg Law article “Zoom Courts Will Stick Around as Virus Forces Seismic Change,” which explores the future of virtual court proceedings post-pandemic. “Ideally you want it to just be a conversation between you and the judge during oral arguments about your side of things and why your...
  • Japan Entry Bans Now at 146 Countries with Addition of Kenya, Venezuela and Others
    The Japanese government announced that it is banning entry in principle of foreigners who have visited Kenya, Venezuela and 15 other countries for the past 14 days prior to arriving in Japan.  In addition, all Japanese citizens (and any foreigners excluded from the entry ban) who have visited any of the countries subject to the...
  • USCIS Delays Major Staffing Furloughs Until August 31
    US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), the agency within Homeland Security responsible for adjudicating applications and petitions seeking immigration and naturalization benefits, announced on Friday that staffing furloughs originally planned to begin August 3, have been delayed until August 31.  The delays, which could have affected some 70% of USCIS staff engaged in processing these...

Peer Resources

Fastcase would like to highlight some important resources from other legal publishing companies as well. Everyone deserves to have the resources they need to meet their firm’s and client’s short and long term legal information needs.

Wolters Kluwer   Law.Com from ALM    Bloomberg Law

Intelligize by Lexis    LexBlog   

Video series and law practice resource center from Ruby

 

Ruby’s “Business Unusual: What’s Next, Now” video series draws upon the skilled knowledge of their network of partners and customers, providing tools and insights about managing your business now and strategize for what’s next. The series covers business planning, mental health, managing remote teams, marketing tactics, and more.

 

Additionally, check out their law practice resource center which includes webinars, ebooks, and articles focused on running an efficient practice, communication tips for handling anxious clients, and a guide to taking your office virtual.

 

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