As businesses lobby Congress to enact legislation that would protect them from COVID-19 liability, plaintiffs bar groups are insisting that the feared tide of litigation does not exist—and they are turning to a defense law firm’s database to prove it.

In a statement this week, the trial lawyer group the American Association for Justice, in opposing a shield to liability, cited defense firm Hunton Andrews Kurth’s “COVID-19 complaint tracker,” which listed more than 3,500 lawsuits relating to COVID-19 since the pandemic hit.

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