In a legal battle that has been ongoing for several months, Disney has revamped its federal lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. The lawsuit is related to a state law that Disney claims makes it more difficult for them to protect their guests and employees from COVID-19.

Disney had previously filed the lawsuit in August 2020 and claimed that a state law requiring businesses to prove that any COVID-19-related lawsuits were a result of gross negligence or intentional misconduct made it nearly impossible to protect their guests and employees from the virus. The law has been criticized by many, who argue that it puts the interests of businesses above public health.

The new version of the lawsuit takes into account changes that have been made to the law since the initial filing, including the fact that it now requires plaintiffs to provide specific evidence of the business’s wrongdoing in order to proceed with a lawsuit.

The lawsuit also includes new allegations against DeSantis and other state officials, claiming that they pressured the Florida Department of Health to downplay the severity of the pandemic and to withhold information about the virus from the public.

Disney’s lawsuit has received support from several labor groups and unions, who argue that the law puts the health and safety of workers at risk. The company has also implemented several measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including requiring masks and social distancing, and has been praised for its efforts in this regard.

The lawsuit is just one of many legal battles being fought over COVID-19-related issues, and it remains to be seen how it will be resolved. However, it serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by businesses and individuals in navigating the pandemic, and the importance of prioritizing public health in all decisions related to the virus.

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