Reasonably Prudent and COVID-19

Hyperbole aside, the impacts from COVID-19 have been pervasive, touching all aspects of our society. Commentators continue to identify just how far and wide these impacts have been, and it will likely take a number of years for us all to truly understand the breadth of the changes being wrought, including in the legal industry generally, and in litigation specifically. As life science companies and their counsel know full-well, a critical component of tort law in many jurisdictions is the concept of the “reasonable person”…
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