Can I Claim a Workers’ Compensation Injury if I Work From Home?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many companies to shift their work environments. As we enter 2021, many employees are still in a hybrid (office/work-from-home) setting or an entirely remote environment. As such, employers should be aware of new litigation regarding work-from-home and compensability under their state’s Workers’ Compensation (WC) statutes.

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Topics: Claims, Workers' Compensation, COVID-19, Construction Trends

COVID-19 Business Interruption Court Rulings – U.S. & Abroad

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Small businesses in the United Kingdom (U.K.) celebrated a tremendous victory in the courts on Friday, January 15, 2021. The U.K. Supreme Court dismissed appeals by six insurers – Hiscox, RSA, QBE, Argenta, Arch and MS Amline – determining that “many thousands of policyholders will now have their claims for coronavirus-related (COVID-19) Business Interruption losses paid.”

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Topics: Claims, COVID-19, Construction Trends

California Updates: New COVID-19- Prevention Regulations

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On Thursday 11/20/2020, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board approved emergency regulations for a COVID-19 Prevention Plan that will go into effect on Friday 11/27/2020. This regulation will apply to all Contractors and become effective for 180 days, with possible extensions.

During this 180 day period, the Board may proceed with regular rule-making actions, including a public comment period.

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Topics: COVID-19

COVID-19 Business Interruption Court Ruling – What it Means


An unprecedented court ruling regarding business interruption insurance claims impacted by COVID-19 ‘across the pond’ has many insurers and insureds anxiously awaiting any ripple effects to be felt in the U.S.   

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Topics: Claims, COVID-19, Construction Trends