The 2020 Pet Boom

2020 has delivered plenty of surprises all across the spectrum, from disastrous to wonderful. One boom that almost no one could have predicted is the pet boom experienced stateside. Pet adoptions in the U.S. this year saw a surge unlike any before, a direct result of Americans being forced to stay home. Pets are providing […]

Business Liability for COVID-19

As businesses continue to reopen across the country, many owners are asking whether they have any protection from patron-initiated COVID-19 lawsuits. The short answer is no. Until there is legislation or a government order granting immunity from such lawsuits, a business’s liability remains unchanged. They can be sued by any patron. However, in the state […]

Which Videoconferencing Platform is Best?

Even before the Quarantine lifestyle that so many Americans currently endure, video conferencing and remote working were both growing in popularity. Video conferencing is now in widespread use, from celebrities hosting shows and performing table reads to teachers educating their students and managers meeting with their teams — it’s a veritable golden age for videoconferencing.  […]

The Force Majeure Clause

The Intricacies of the Force Majeure Clause During this Pandemic

Before COVID-19 hit, most people couldn’t tell you the definition of a force majeure clause. Simply put, a force majeure clause excuses a party from performing under a contract, if their performance becomes implausible or impractical, because of some unforeseen or unanticipated event. These uncontrollable events are also known as “Acts of God”. Parties often […]