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Governor Wolf Vetoes Liability Protections when Schools, Non-Profits, Small Businesses, and Those Rendering Care Most Need His Help!

Rejection of General Assembly’s Covid-19 Safe Harbor Legislation Will Hurt PA Healthcare and Businesses   HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform’s Executive Director Curt Schroder today issued the following statement after Governor Tom Wolf vetoed a bill to provide much needed Covid-19 liability protection (HB 1737) and issued his own executive order:…

Governor Wolf Urged to Reconsider Possible Veto of HB 1737

Rejection of General Assembly’s Covid-19 Safe Harbor Legislation Will Hurt PA Healthcare and Jobs   HARRISBURG, PA – Responding to press reports of a pending veto of HB 1737, the Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform’s Executive Director Curt Schroder issued the following statement: The General Assembly understood that in the current environment, businesses and health…

PCCJR Urges Governor Wolf to Sign HB 1737

Protect Those on Front Lines of Pandemic from Needless Lawsuits   The Pennsylvania Coalition for Civil Justice Reform (PCCJR) urges Governor Tom Wolf to sign a much needed Covid-19 liability protection bill, HB 1737, after it passed both chambers of the General Assembly this week. “Pennsylvanians are working overtime and then some to get our state…

PA General Assembly Passes COVID Liability Protection Bill!

HB 1737 Now Goes to Governor HB 1737 has passed both chambers of the PA General Assembly and now goes to the Governor. The bill provides COVID liability protection to healthcare practitioners and facilities, manufacturers of personal protective equipment, as well as protection from exposure claims for those following health guidelines. In addition to healthcare…