By Karen Wentzel and Cristen Hintze (June 15, 2022, 5:15 p.m. EDT) — You have just been notified that an employee who apparently contracted COVID-19 from an exposure at your workplace has brought the virus home. he, and now his spouse, who is in a high-risk category, has contracted the virus and is in hospital. As an employer, are you potentially responsible for the spouse’s illness?
More than two dozen so-called take-out COVID-19 lawsuits have been filed across the country, including against some of the largest employers in the United States.
This alarming trend has prompted trade groups to warn employers of the potential for legal action resulting from COVID-19 infections filed not only by workers’ families…
Stay one step ahead
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You need to know what’s going on with customers, competitors, practice areas and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to stay an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data in articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of lawsuits, etc.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, motions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and more!