It is early days, yet, so it is difficult to speak with any certainty about COVID-19 litigation. You can hear me here , earlier in May, speculating that litigation involving employees (including those deemed essential during this time) suing employers for inadequate protections while at work. What else is going on? I think Richard Dahl sums up the six biggest potential areas for litigation well. Be careful, though, if you think something like the cruise industry is a sitting duck, think again. Factually, these cases are extraordinarily factually complex. And, there is always the Death on the High Seas Act.