Workers’ Comp COVID-19 Presumption Could Yield More Third-Party Lawsuits – Do You Have Coverage?

As we discussed in a recent blog post, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order creating a rebuttable presumption that a California employee who contracts COVID-19, contracted it in the course of their employment and will be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The question left unanswered is how the rebuttable presumption will be applied in…