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Louisiana Provides Schools and School Authorities Limited Immunity for COVID-19-Related Claims

On July 8, 2020, Governor John Bel Edwards signed into law Louisiana Revised Statute 17:439.1 and 17:3391, precluding the liability of public and non-public schools, as well as school authorities, relating to alleged exposure to COVID-19 or acts undertaken in the effort to respond or adapt to the COVID-19 public health emergency, except in limited circumstances. The law notes an effective date of March 11, 2020. To read more, click here.