Communicable Diseases and Workers’ Compensation: Critical Factors for Determining Compensability, Part 1 of 3

Luke West

This is the first article in a three-part series discussing different aspects of compensability of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims in North Carolina, including: Part 1: Are all communicable diseases the same? Does the designation of an epidemic or pandemic change the way statutes are interpreted?; Part 2: What are the critical factors for determining compensability…