Monthly Archives: March 2020

Can COVID-19 be an occupational disease?

By |2020-03-27T14:58:07+00:00March 27th, 2020|

A common question in the workers’ compensation community these days is whether COVID-19 infections can be work-related.  The simple answer?  Maybe. Under KRS 342.0011(1) communicable diseases do not fall under [...]

Ky. DWC addresses COVID-19 concerns

By |2020-03-27T00:27:04+00:00March 27th, 2020|

The Kentucky DWC has issued several statements regarding steps to be taken in light of COVID-19 concerns. First, all in-person Benefit Review Conferences and Hearings are cancelled through April 20, [...]