NACA in the News: Some Businesses Ask You to Waive Your Right to Sue If You Get COVID; What You Need to Know

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August 4, 2020
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NBC Washington, Some Businesses Ask You to Waive Your Right to Sue If You Get COVID; What You Need to Know

"But the National Association of Consumer Advocates worries sweeping liability protection might encourage some businesses not to take as many precautions to keep customers and employees safe.

'They want to make sure that if consumers are harmed, that they don't bear any risk for their own negligence,' said Ira Rheingold, executive director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.

Rheingold says if businesses behave responsibly and follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, they should not have to worry about liability."