Written by David Gross
Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot (“BHBC”) has always prided itself in being a full-service law firm. Our goal has been to provide our clients with support no matter what legal issues they may be facing. This commitment is unaltered in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last two weeks, BHBC has been called upon to address a wide array of issues. In each instance, we have been able to provide the advice and resources our clients needed to address the problem. The following is a list of some of the issues we have tackled and the names of the attorneys at BHBC who handled each issue.
Debt-relief strategies (including bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy solutions).
Availability of stimulus money to small businesses and individuals.
Availability of emergency small business loans through the Small Business Association.
Strategies on dealing with financially unstable customers, clients, and suppliers.
Response to pandemic by public entities (municipalities and school districts).
Navigating new leave provisions in coronavirus paid leave law.
New laws and regulations regarding the airline industry.
Application of force majeure clauses in service agreements, leases, and real estate transactions.
Guidelines and regulations related to the use of telehealth and contracts related to telemedicine.
Insurance coverage for damages caused by COVID-19.
David Gross – [email protected]
Employment questions (terminations, layoffs, leave, teleworking, and Department of Labor compliance).
The pandemic’s impact on construction projects.
Impact of COVID-19 on federal government contractors and subcontractors.
Emergency declarations and government mandates and restrictions.
Impact on Tribes and Alaska Native Corporations.
Impact on Homeowner’s Associations or Condominium Owners’ Associations.
Sarah Badten – [email protected]