Coronavirus & Workers’ Compensation

Articles, guides, videos, and podcast on coronavirus claims in New York, New Jersey, and Longshore Workers’ Compensation. This page updated on May 20, 2020.

New York: Articles, Podcast, Video

Podcast: “Back on Track”. Audio from Third Friday’s Roundtable discussion June 19, 2020. A playbook designed for businesses to safely reopen and mitigate risk during the COVID-19 pandemic .

Video: “Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation Update.” Video from live webinar provided May 18, 2020.

Video: “Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation Update.” Video from live webinar provided May 18, 2020.

Article: “Coronavirus and New York Workers’ Compensation; A Practical Guide.” This is a general overview with citation to relevant statutes and case law.

Article: “Initial Investigation Questions for COVID-19 Claims.” Our clients have been asking for guidance on directing investigations into potential COVID-19 claims. If you have been directing investigations into these claims and need a set of basic questions to work through, this list is for you! 

Podcast: “COVID-19 and the Board’s Response,” available here or on iTunes.


New Jersey: Articles, Podcasts, Videos

Article: “COVID-19 Presumptions for Essential Workers.” Law in effect and retroactive to March 9, 2020; Updated September 15, 2020.

Article: “COVID-19 Presumptions for Essential Workers Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk.” Updated August 7, 2020.

Video: “Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation Update.” Video from live webinar provided May 18, 2020.

Article: “Coronavirus and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation: A Practical Guide.” This is a general overview with citations to relevant statues and prior case law.

Article: “Initial Investigation Questions for COVID-19 Claims.” Our clients have been asking for guidance on directing investigations into potential COVID-19 claims. If you have been directing investigations into these claims and need a set of basic questions to work through, this list is for you! 

Podcast: Available here or on iTunes.


Longshore: Article, Podcast, Video

Article: Our State-by-State Guide, including Longshore, is here.

Article: “Initial Investigation Questions for COVID-19 Claims.” Our clients have been asking for guidance on directing investigations into potential COVID-19 claims. If you have been directing investigations into these claims and need a set of basic questions to work through, this list is for you! 

Podcast: Available here or on iTunes


Have a Question About a Coronavirus Claim?

Contact Greg Lois, Managing Partner of Lois Law Firm LLC, with any questions.

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