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.

Employer Resources from Littler     

Coronavirus Resources for Employers  

 

ComplianceHR COVID-19 FAQ – This application is updated regularly with the most commonly asked COVID-19 questions.  The list below is sorted by the date each entry was added or updated.  Click an entry to read the answer, and use the interactive filters at the top of the page to see responses about a specific topic.

 

ComplianceHR COVID-19 Compliance References – This application is updated regularly with key documents and a compiled list of useful links.  Because of the current importance of having a compliant Return to Work process, you will see those references in a separate section.

 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

  • JBS S.A. Seeks to Drop COVID-19 Death Lawsuit
    JBS S.A., a meat and protein packing company, filed a motion on Wednesday in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to dismiss a case alleging the company is at fault for the death of Enock Benjamin from COVID-19. It hopes to dismiss the case with prejudice, claiming the plaintiff did not have sufficient facts to support […]
  • OSHA Issues COVID-19 Fine to Smithfield Meatpacking Plant
    On September 10, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued Smithfield Foods (Smithfield) the first fine during the COVID-19 pandemic for “failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus.” OSHA levied the penalty against Smithfield in the amount of $13,494, the maximum allowed under federal law. OSHA published a press release that stated […]
  • Tyson Files Motions to Dismiss Two COVID-19 Related Cases
    Tyson Foods filed motions to dismiss in two cases claiming the plaintiffs failed to state a claim in lawsuits claiming negligence of the company and its managers caused employees to contract the COVID-19 virus during the pandemic. Both lawsuits were moved to separate Texas district courts on August 28. They were each filed by multiple […]

RSS COVID-19 News on LexBlog

  • Government Extends Suspension of Commercial Property Evictions Until End of the Year
    The Government has confirmed that it will be renewing the measures it introduced protecting tenants in the commercial property sector unable to pay their rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, commercial tenants benefit from a prohibition on landlords forfeiting commercial leases for non-payment of rent and restrictions on landlords using commercial rent arrears recovery...
  • Work-From-Home Policies in the Post-COVID Era
    COVID-19 has sparked a seismic change in the workplace as many companies have found that working from home (“WFH”) has not diminished employee productivity and that employees prefer its greater flexibility. Given that—and the potential for saving on overhead costs—many companies have announced plans to adopt long-term WFH policies and close or realign office space....
  • Restructuring Plan for Companies in Financial Difficulty Under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020
    The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“CIGA“) ushered in a flexible restructuring compromise or arrangement for companies in financial difficulty (the “Restructuring Plan“). The legislation governing the Restructuring Plan sits alongside that for schemes of arrangement and is included in a new Part 26A to the Companies Act 2006. The Restructuring Plan does not...

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    

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.

 

State Association Resources

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