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“Illinois Is the Latest to Add COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Presumptions; What Will that Mean for Employers?”—Goldberg Segalla Cited in Risk & Insurance

June 25, 2020

“As the impact of COVID-19 on worker safety continues to unfold, Illinois became the latest state to pass a sweeping presumption law aimed at ensuring workers’ compensation protections for all essential workers,” Risk & Insurance reports, citing a recent Goldberg Segalla webinar and email alert. “Thus far, 14 states have taken legislative action to extend workers’ comp coverage to include COVID-19 as a work-related condition, and up to 10 more states are currently considering similar legislation.”

Risk & Insurance drew extensively from Goldberg Segalla’s “Post-COVID-19: Workers’ Compensation Return to Work” webinar, hosted by partners Jennifer B. Santoro and Zachary H. Pratt, and also cited a recent timely email alert from the Illinois Workers’ Compensation team, headed by Jennifer and Emily E. Borg.

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