Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Is It Force Majeure or Something Else?

    View Author March 2020

    The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is in the hundreds of thousands, with the number of confirmed deaths in the tens of thousands. Unfortunately, the numbers continue to rise and may soon reach seven and six figures, respectively.

    While there are mixed reports on how the world is faring in the battle against COVID-19, the potential legal battles over whether COVID-19 constitutes force majeure are only just beginning.