CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER

Covid -19: To our valued clients and community. We are open, working (remotely) more efficiently and effectively than ever before. We are actively accepting and filing new cases. Please contact us for any issues you think may have arisen during this time, including but not limited to employment related matters. Below, please find a summary of curated coronavirus updates and articles we believe can help you through this trying and confusing time.

FEATURED ARTICLE

U.S. unemployment rate seen near 20% as COVID slams jobs market again in May

By |June 5th, 2020|

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. unemployment rate likely shot up to almost 20% in May, a new post World War Two record, with millions more losing their jobs, exposing the horrific human toll from the COVID-19 crisis. The Labor Department’s closely watched monthly employment report on Friday could bolster economists’ dire predictions that it would take several years to recover from the economic meltdown. Still, May was probably the nadir for the labor market. While layoffs remained very high, they eased considerably in

OUR LAWYERS DISCUSS THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

David Angueira – You Still Have Employment Rights During COVID 19

Senior Trial Attorney David Angueira reminds everyone that you still have many legal rights that protect you despite all the confusion and commotion that has been created by the Coronavirus Pandemic.

James Swartz – Heightened Consumer Awareness is Still Important During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we all work to practice social distance, the fight still continues for proper product guidelines and consumer safety. Our firm has a national reputation for successfully representing consumers and their families who have been victimized by hazardous products, resulting in severe and catastrophic injuries.

HELPFUL LINKS

In this section we’ve posted important links to local and federal government resources such as unemployment websites, local municipality health departments, news stations, federal government resources sites like the CDC and SBA and national news outlets.

CORONA VIRUS RELIEF OPTIONS FROM THE SBA

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Paycheck Protection Program

This loan program from the SBA provides loan forgiveness for retaining employees by temporarily expanding the traditional SBA 7(a) loan program.

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EIDL Loan Advance

This loan advance will provide up to $10,000 of economic relief to businesses that are currently experiencing temporary difficulties.

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SBA Express Bridge Loans

Enables small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.

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SBA Debt Relief

The SBA is providing a financial reprieve to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Disclaimer: This section is neither an endorsement or guarantee of success in working with the SBA to secure funding for your business. This is informational only. 

STATE & FEDERAL COURTHOUSE LINKS

In this section we’ve posted important links to local and federal courthouse resources so that you can stay informed on what courts are opened and/or closed during the Coronavirus pandemic.

TWEETS FROM KEY ORGANIZATIONS

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MORE CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 RELATED NEWS

Here’s a collection up-to-date news articles and headlines from Boston, Massachusetts, the country and the world, about the Coronavirus pandemic. Check back daily as we’re always updating these articles to bring you informed, all in one place.

 

LOCAL AND REGIONAL HEADLINES

Keep up to date
with articles from
Boston and  
Massachusetts

 

 

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES

Stay Informed
of national and
international COVID-19
news & updates 

 

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 GLOBAL CASES

Live Map Provided By Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science
and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

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