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Reason for employers to adopt strong COVID safety rules: Potential liability for nonemployee infections

An employee injured at work generally is limited to workers compensation benefits, which the worker is entitled to receive whether the employer was negligent or not.  If an employee can prove he or she contracted COVID-19 at work, which California law makes easier if there is an outbreak in the workplace, the employee is eligible for (and limited to) workers compensation benefits.

Click here to read the full article written by SCMV Shareholder Dan Eaton and published in The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Click here for a printable version.

January 3rd, 2022  |  Categories: News, Employment Law
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