Over 2,000 COVID-19 Related
Lawsuits Filed in United States
April 30, 2021
Earlier this month, it was reported that the total number of COVID-19 related employment complaints filed in United States courts passed the 2,000 mark. In fact, December 2020 through March 2021 have realized the most activity since the beginning of the pandemic.
States with the greatest number of complaints filed are California (487), New Jersey (267), Florida (142), New York (137), Ohio (127), Texas (105), and Michigan (74). Further analysis of the data and trends show:
Certainly these statistics provide a wakeup call for employers who must face practical and legal employment challenges as they prepare to protect their companies against the inevitable risk of litigation.
If you have questions on COVID-19 related issues or other employment matters, please feel free to reach out to the NFC Attorney with whom you typically work with or call us at 973.665.9100.
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