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New Jersey Enacts COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Presumption Bill for Essential Workers

USA - September 17 2020 On September 14, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Senate Bill (SB) 2380 into law. SB 2380 creates a rebuttable presumption of workers’…

Mark Diana

COVID-19 Litigation Series: Changes to the Workers’ Compensation Landscape

USA - August 4 2020 In this episode of our COVID-19 Litigation series, Ashley Cuttino and Michael Nail address the treatment of COVID-19 within the state workers’…

Ashley Prickett Cuttino

COVID-19 Employment Legislation and Litigation FAQs

USA - June 22 2020 For the last several months, employers have been required to learn how COVID-19 spreads, how to maintain or resume safe work environments, and how to…

W. Kyle Dillard, Ashley Prickett Cuttino, Mark Diana, Hal A. Shillingstad, Natalie M. Stevens

South Carolina Issues Guidance for Reopening Close Contact and Service Industry Providers

USA - May 14 2020 At a press briefing on May 11, 2020, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced that close contact service providers, fitness and exercise…

W. Kyle Dillard

Tort Claims for Workplace Exposure to COVID-19: A Coming Wave?

USA - May 13 2020 While numerous states are acting to expand the scope of their respective workers’ compensation systems to embrace COVID-19-related workplace exposure…

W. Kyle Dillard