Wisconsin Association of Justice, Main Street Alliance, Pabst Theater Group: Proposed liability shield for businesses and health care providers that violate Covid-19 requirements would hurt victims and slow Wisconsin’s return to normal

Madison, Wis. (Jan. 12, 2021) – Advocates for small businesses and consumers on Tuesday criticized a fast-tracked state bill authored by Wisconsin GOP legislators that would exempt businesses that violate Covid-19 requirements from legal action by consumers who were harmed.
The bill would also make health care providers such as hospitals and doctors immune from all patient lawsuits – even unrelated to Covid – during the public health emergency.
Attorney Jay A. Urban, president of the Wisconsin Association of Justice, said that businesses that follow the rules and take reasonable steps to ensur...

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