David W. Garland, Member of the Firm and Chair of the firm’s National Employment, Labor & Workforce Management Steering Committee, was quoted in Franchise Times, in “How Employers Can Prepare for Rise in Pandemic-Related Lawsuits,” by Beth Ewen.

Following is an excerpt:

But the class action suit is just one of a flood expected in workplace-related cases, lawyers say. …

Here are a handful of the trickiest employee areas to maneuver, along with advice on how to do so.

Public nuisance claims

David Garland of Epstein Becker Green, on the other hand, expects worker safety claims to come in many forms. “You’ll see it at OSHA, I think you’ll see it in workers comp, you may see workers bring claims in court and claim the workers’ comp bar for some reason does not bar that claim in court,” he told Law360.

Related reading:

Law360: David Garland Quoted in “5 Types of Suits Employers Are Bracing for Post-Pandemic,” by Braden Campbell.

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