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Lawyers across our firm are staying up to date on all matters related to COVID-19 and the legal implications for our clients and their industries.  As our clients focus on business continuity during the pandemic, our priority is to provide legal guidance on COVID-19 related concerns and to provide timely updates as the legal landscape evolves as it relates to COVID-19 matters.

Representative Areas of Guidance:

  • Response to OSHA demand letters and investigations.
  • Contract analysis and defense of delay damages and force majeure provisions.
  • Exposure from injuries covered under Workers’ Compensation specific to employees who have been laid off.
  • Considerations for light duty programs after Workers' Compensation claims during COVID-19.
  • Coordination between builders, owners, & lenders/insurance companies.
  • CARES Act Loan Program advice (Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Loans).
  • Employer guidance on COVID-19 prevention, employee testing, reporting suspected cases, employee travel, immigration, employee compensation issues while on leave, and principles of workplace safety and health.
  • Analysis of business interruption insurance claims.
  • Bankruptcy
  • COVID-19 considerations for public venues and other businesses accommodating large crowds.
  • Interplay between COVID-19 response and HIPAA.
  • Contractual issues arising from COVID-19 including performance issues under existing contracts and addressing COVID-19 in new contracts.
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy concerns arising from teleworking.

Full-Service Approach to COVID-19 Concerns

Our lawyers are currently assisting a wide variety of corporations, insurance companies, and individuals throughout United States in dealing with the legal challenges as a result of COVID-19. Our attorneys provide services to our clients in practice areas including:

  • Appellate Law 
  • Collections Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Transportation Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Cyber Insurance, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Family Law and Domestic Relations
  • First Party Insurance Matters
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Malpractice and Healthcare Litigation
  • Sports Law
  • Subrogation
  • Workers' Compensation

Why Choose Us?

Our response team, comprised of an interdisciplinary group of lawyers, recognizes the complex legal issues that businesses are faced with as a result of COVID-19. This group has issued legal alerts on the topic and they have hosted webinars to address a range of concerns. At Drew Eckl & Farnham, we remain committed to monitoring  issues and bringing as much guidance to clients as possible. Visit our COVID-19 Legal Updates page for more information or register to receive updates.

With over 115 attorneys in 4 locations, we are well prepared to assist clients with practical advice as COVID-19-related issues continue to impact business.  Additionally, our attorneys have experience acting as national counsel to many of clients to provide consistent responses and client service for multiple jurisdictions.