This presentation will focus on the Workers Compensation implications and possible exposure for businesses in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana based upon employees’ contraction of COVID.
Discussion topics during the presentation will focus on:
The applicable Workers Compensation rules and principles in the current environment of COVID.
Are companies liable for Workers Compensation benefits when an employee contracts COVID at work or elsewhere?
What must the employee show or prove to recover benefits?
What defenses may be available to an employer?
What legislative changes have been made/are on the horizon based upon the current Pandemic?
What steps should employers take in advance to minimize liability?
Additionally, COVID related impact on indemnity benefits.