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May 19, 2020, 1:31 PM

M&A Pioneer Martin Lipton Warns of Wave of Virus Lawsuits (1)

Jef Feeley
Jef Feeley
Bloomberg News

A push by Republicans in Congress to create stronger liability protections for businesses hammered by the coronavirus won’t completely curb lawsuits over injuries and losses caused by the pandemic, famed M&A litigator Martin Lipton said.

Speaking to the Economic Club of New York on Monday, Lipton warned that “litigation will be with us for quite some time after the current situation is over” and said many disputes are likely to arise from insurances claims over business losses and injuries to workers.

“This has not just been a medical pandemic,” Lipton said. “It’s a business pandemic as well.”

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