Tuesday Apr 27, 12:30 PM
116 Novel Claims From a Novel Virus: Correctional Health Care Claims Arising From a Global Pandemic
Along with its unprecedented health challenges, COVID-19 has raised a new and unique array of legal claims ranging from inmate health care to employee protection and provider liability. This presentation addresses these new categories of claims and outlines the legal issues involved in responding to them.
- Examine the proliferation of correctional health care claims arising from COVID-19
- Cite the factors courts consider in addressing these new categories of claims
- Discuss defenses and immunities available to respond effectively to these new categories of claims