Is the COVID-19 Crisis a Force Majeure Event?

Many business owners are asking whether the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 constitute a force majeure event that may provide an excuse from performance of certain contractual obligations. As Charles Landry recently told the Baton Rouge Business Report, there is no one-size-fits-all answer, business owners “have to look at their contracts and the specific force majeure language to see if this event is covered.” Learn more here.