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Lawsuit Risk Emerges as Major Obstacle to US Economic Reboot

Instrument repair technician Jake Reinhardt prepares to reopen Music Depot for curbside business in Greeley, Colo. Colorado's month-long stay-at-home order expired April 27. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

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Pro-business legislators and associations warn companies may refuse to open their doors without "liability shield" protection from lawsuits should an employee or customer fall ill.

With consumer spending falling to record lows this week and first-quarter GDP plummeting 4.8 percent, attention is increasingly turning to how to get the country back to work.

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Pro-business legislators and associations warn companies may refuse to open their doors without "liability shield" protection from lawsuits should an employee or customer fall ill.
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