Q: Am I able to if I am compelled to report to Jury Duty during the Covid-19 epidemic and get infected?
Hello, I have Jury Duty on May 11th in the city of Philadelphia. PA extended their lock down till the 8th.
I am seriously frightened of getting the virus.
If I have to go and I get the virus, can I sue the city of Philadelphia for putting me in that position?
Probably. But wait and see: at least one other surrounding county has extended their judicial shutdown through the end of May, and Philadelphia may do the same in the coming weeks. I bet it will.
Best of luck to you, and wash your hands.
Philadelphia cancelled most trials. You should call them now. Don't get an answer or return call? Write them a letter.
So from the above looks like no trials until after June, but ......be sure by contacting the Jury center
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