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Kansas Business Community Seeks Protection From Covid-19 Related Lawsuits

A proposed bill would protect Kansas business owners from lawsuits related to COVID-19, but the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (KTLA) and Disability Rights Center of Kansas are calling foul.


Attorney at Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman and KTLA President, David Morantz said, “There is an effort by big business, not just in Kansas but across the country, to push bills that will allow big business to evade responsibility for workers coming back under unsafe conditions and for exposing consumers to a deadly disease.”

Both Morantz and Alan Cobb, Kansas Chamber President, say they want the economy back on its feet, but disagree about the purpose behind the bills.

Read what both sides have to say in the rest of WIBW 13 News’ article >