Posts Tagged 'covid19'

FDA Cautions on Dozens of Toxic Hand Sanitizers

toxic hand sanitizers draw fda attentionFor the vast majority of Americans that are heeding the advice and warnings of the scientific and medical communities, proper hand sanitization is just as much a part of trying to keep themselves and those around them safe as wearing a mask while out in public. As the novel coronavirus made its initial impacts on the country, hand sanitizer was one of the first commodities to become scarce. Small bottles of ...

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Cruise Ship Crew Members Launching Class-Action Against Celebrity Cruises

celebrity cruise lines sued by crew members over coronavirus treatmentAs news breaks of dozens of passenger lawsuits stacking up against cruise lines like Norwegian and Princess over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak, one cruise line’s employees would like their day in court as well. In a class-action estimated to be more than 10,000 members strong, crew members sailing aboard Celebrity Cruises’ ships have sued the corporation alleging a wide variety of ...

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Princess Cruises Facing Additional Lawsuits Over Passenger Coronavirus Deaths

princess cruise line facing multiple coronavirus lawsuitsA trip that was scheduled as a birthday gift to her 64-year-old husband ended in tragedy when Eva and Ronald Wong boarded the Grand Princess in San Francisco this past February. Unbeknownst to them, but most likely known to Princess Cruises and its parent company Carnival, the novel coronavirus had begun wreaking havoc on cruise ships around the world, and the Wongs were about to find ...

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Strange Times Indeed: Car Insurance Companies Refunding Payments

car insurers issue refunds as travel drops amid coronavirusAt this point, there can’t be too many people who don’t know what flattening the curve means. We’ve all been given tools and knowledge to try do our part to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our communities and families. Instructions to stay home, avoid groups, maintain proper social distancing, and the closure of non-essential businesses across the country have led to a new sense of “normal” ...

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Leaked Internal Norwegian Cruise Line Coronavirus Emails Trigger Investor Lawsuit

Norwegian cruise line facing class-action suit over lying to customers about coronavirus concernsAs entire industries cling to survival around the globe amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, some have worked tirelessly to try to create safe and responsible environments in which to continue doing business. For example, you’re undoubtedly aware by now of the restaurants in your area that are working tirelessly to provide safe delivery and curbside pickup options that allow them to keep food flowing ...

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

PA workers' comp benefits guidanceAs the country scrambles to stop the spread of COVID-19, the federal government, states, and most Americans are simultaneously looking for ways to lessen the economic blow faced by businesses and countless newly unemployed workers. To help its citizens, Pennsylvania offers a regularly updated website to help workers navigate through their options, and while the Commonwealth does reiterate the need to use paid sick leave whenever available, it also ...

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