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  • Coronavirus Alert

    Civil Authority, Business Interruption, and COVID-19 in Ark

    April 3, 2020
    As we enter April, most states are under some order requiring certain businesses to shutter or extensively change how they operate to stop the community spread of COVID-19. CNN reports that, as of March 30, 2020, 27 state have some shelter-in-place order, sheltering more than two-thirds of the nation’s population. [1] While Arkansas is not currently under any shelter-in-place orders, Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued multiple executive orders requiring certain businesses to close and restaurants to be take-out only. [2] The City of Little Rock is under a curfew.[3] The impact on the business community will be historical. Insureds will turn to the language of their insurance policies to determine if there is any relief to be gained. Particular clauses will come under scrutiny, in particular business interruption and civil authority clauses.
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    The Impact of COVID-19 on Civil Litigation in Arkansas

    March 30, 2020
    COVID-19 is impacting all sectors of the world, including that of civil litigation. In Arkansas, the federal and state court systems have issued blanket orders that continued civil trial settings, cancelled in-person hearings, and mandated that depositions be conducted in a way to minimize exposure to the virus. What does this mean for litigation in Arkansas now and what might it mean for future litigation?
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    Part 11: Trial Procedure

    December 9, 2019
    Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.
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    Kimberly D. Young Pens Article For DRI's The Voice

    December 2, 2019
    In the November 2019 issue of The Voice, published by the DRI, Attorney Kimberly D. Young wrote an article about the Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) Act. The MDL Act is tasked with transferring pending civil actions that share a common question of fact from multiple jurisdictions to a single court.
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    Blake Brizzolara Joins Litigation Practice

    October 10, 2019
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to announce the hiring of Blake Z. Brizzolara to our Roger’s office. Blake joins the firm’s litigation practice where he will serve primarily as litigation counsel to businesses and individuals involved in business disputes.
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