Why So Many Covid-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Are Being Rejected

Why So Many Covid-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Are Being Rejected



Category: Workers Comp

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Jose Rivero, an attorney in Chicago, has filed more than 30 workers’ compensation claims for people who said they contracted Covid-19 while on the job.

In 10 of his cases, including one involving an employee at a meatpacking plant, the workers died.

Every claim has been denied. The insurers that denied the claims have said it can’t be proved that the workers were infected on the job. Mr. Rivero said he plans to challenge the denials in court.

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