WASHINGTON (AP) — Many businesses are requiring customers and workers to sign forms saying they won’t sue if they catch COVID-19. Businesses are afraid they could face lawsuits even if they follow social distancing and other government guidelines as they reopen across the U.S. after coronavirus shutdowns. Lawyers say it depends on state law whether the waivers can be enforced. And worker advocates say the waiver forms force employees to make the difficult choice between returning to work and signing away their legal rights.
TEXARKANA — The Bowie County emergency operations center reported 68 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The total number of cases since March is 957 with 420 recoveries. There are currently 469 active cases […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials report 1,292 new coronavirus cases and 37 additional deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. The Texas Department of State Health Services on Sunday reported […]
By RALPH D. RUSSO, the Associated Press The Big Ten university presidents will meet Sunday to hear a presentation about playing a football season _ maybe as soon as late October _ though a vote […]