The COVID-19 pandemic has opened up a whole new avenue of potential workers’ compensation claims. If you believe you were exposed to coronavirus and caught the virus while on the job, then you might be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits. As we’re still in the early stages of this healthcare crisis, pinning down exactly where and how someone contracted the illness could be complicated. However, with the high expenses associated with respiratory care and a condition that could keep you from working for weeks or months, it’s worthwhile to explore your options.
Facts that could have a heavy bearing on your COVID-19 workers’ compensation claim include:
Since not all COVID-19 exposures will qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, it is important to speak to an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to help you understand how the facts in your situation might be applied if you pursue reimbursement for medical expenses and lost income.
The Elliott Law Offices, A Professional Corporation handles workers’ compensation filings and appeals. To make an appointment for a meeting with a qualified attorney, please call 303-872-6274 or contact the firm online.
Since 1987, Mark D. Elliott has been a staple in the workers' compensation law community. As a member of the Phi Beta Kappa fraternity, he has the experience, passion and drive to succeed for any client in his respective fields of law.
Since joining the Elliott Law Offices in 2011, Alonit Katzman has provided client-focused advocacy in the areas of workers' compensation, social security, criminal defense, and personal injury law.
James Elliott, Esq., the founder of the Elliott Law Offices, passed on April 13, 2018. He is remembered for his hard work helping to create and refine the laws of the worker’s compensation arena. He obtained successful outcomes for his clients through both trials and appeals, and participated in creating and refining the law through…