Using Waivers to Limit Liability for COVID-19 Exposure Claims


CLE credits earned: 1 GENERAL Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

The current COVID-19 pandemic has changed how industries across the United States and the world are conducting business. This presentation will focus on how waivers of liability may be used as a proactive step to limit liability for COVID-19 exposure claims. The session will include a general discussion of the standards applicable to waivers, jurisdictional differences, areas in which liability waivers have historically been accepted, limitations on their use, and current trends and debates related to liability waivers in the COVID-19 arena.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Standards applicable to waivers
• Jurisdictional differences
• Historical Use
• Limitations
• Current trends

Date / Time: September 30, 2020

•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available upon request

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Original Broadcast Date: July 17, 2020

Sarah O’Brien | Butler Snow Litigation

Sarah O’Brien is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Tort, Transportation, & Specialized Litigation Group. She has represented clients in state and federal court in a broad range of complex civil litigation matters, including construction litigation, commercial litigation, insurance bad faith, and premises liability cases. She has experience in all phases of complex litigation, including trial and arbitration. She formerly served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr, of the Colorado Supreme Court.

Sarah is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, and is admitted to the Colorado State Bar and U.S. District Court of Colorado. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, Faculty of Federal Advocates, Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Downtown Denver Partnership Experience Council, Associated General Contractors Legislative Committee, Colorado Homebuilders Association, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM).

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