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Coronavirus may trigger ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts, attorneys say

Timothy Maloney argued that the family of a man shot by police should get the $11.5 million a jury awarded, not the $400,000 permitted under a cap on damages (Daily Record photo/file)

Supply chain disruptions, closures and cancellations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus have attorneys fielding calls from clients wondering what their rights and responsibilities are under contracts that are affected by the situation. Many contracts have “force majeure” ...

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