Workers face ‘uphill battle’ proving firms liable if they catch COVID-19 as economy reopens

By Paul Davidson and Nicholas Wu | USA Today | April 28, 2020

With businesses reopening, mass concern over contracting COVID-19 at work troubled many employees and employers. In order to recover for a workplace COVID-19 exposure, sick employees must prove that they contracted the virus at work. Jennifer Scharf provided guidance to employers, advising them to follow Occupational Safety and Health Administration, CDC, and state guidelines to prevent lawsuits and keep employees safe and to have the best possible defense against workplace COVID-19 exposure claims.

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