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Most pandemic lawsuits targeted specific industries, such as nursing homes, cruise ships, universities and insurance firms. For 2021, lawyers expect to see more lawsuits against insurance firms over business interruption claims, and possibly employment class actions focused on the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: Valery Evlakhov/Shutterstock.com) Most pandemic lawsuits targeted specific industries, such as nursing homes, cruise ships, universities and insurance carriers. For 2021, lawyers expect to see more lawsuits against insurance firms over business interruption claims, and possibly employment class actions focused on the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: Valery Evlakhov/Shutterstock.com)

Pandemic insurance coverage and risk mitigation are just one area of many business practices that may be illegibly changed by the outcome of current and future COVID-19 lawsuits.

However, the amount of litigation alleging that COVID-19 caused harm, both economically and physically, did not reach the stratospheric proportions once predicted at the start of the pandemic.

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