Does Closing a University because of the Corona Virus Constitute Negligence or a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?
7 Pages Posted: 4 May 2020
Date Written: May 1, 2020
This paper reviews the current Corona virus situation, then examines the legal definitions of negligence and fiduciary duty in an attempt to determine whether closing a university because of health concerns over the Corona virus might result in legal liability for the university’s board members and relevant university administrators.
Keywords: Corona virus, COVID-19, negligence, fiduciary duty, liability
JEL Classification: D61, E31, H75, I11, I18, I19, I20, F68, G18, G28, K00, K10, L38
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