Nursing home liability waivers may have been our nation’s worst public policy during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Kent R. Kroeger (July 30, 2021)

In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, bar owners on the iconic 6th St in Austin, TX boarded up their windows to avoid break-ins (Photo by Leah Rodgers; used under the CCA 4.0 International license.)

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Nursing home liability waiver laws, on the books in 19 U.S. states at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, may have been responsible for 20 to 50 thousand COVID-19 deaths — representing