Ruth v. Elderwood at Amherst et al.

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  • Case Status: Pending
  • Docket Number: CA 22-00069
  • Category: COVID-19


Is New York State’s repeal of COVID-liability protections retroactive?

July 29, 2022

The Restaurant Law Center and the New York State Restaurant Association filed a brief as amici curiae, urging the appellate court to rule, based on well-established legal precedent, that the State of New York cannot retroactively repeal COVID-liability protections it gave to some employers at the start of the ongoing pandemic.