Will Workers Comp Kick in if You Catch the Coronavirus?

CHARLOTTE — If you get hurt on the job, you are probably covered to get worker’s compensation.
However, if you get the COVID-19 virus on the job, that may not be the case.

Action 9’s Jason Stoogenke looks into what happens whether workers comp comes into play if you catch the virus.

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Josh Van Kampen

Joshua R. Van Kampen is the founder and leader of Van Kampen Law, PC in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2017, Super Lawyers rated Josh in its “Top 100” attorneys in the state. At 45, Josh is among the youngest attorneys in North Carolina to receive that designation. The road to the Top 100 in North Carolina started in Chicago, Illinois where Josh worked as an associate for two nationally recognized employment law defense firms: Seyfarth Shaw and Franczek Radelet. During his six years as a defense attorney, Josh defended Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller businesses in age, race, sex, disability, sexual harassment, traditional labor, and wage and hour litigation. Josh’s defense experience also included counseling employers on litigation avoidance and sexual harassment training.