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July 7, 2020

Data Shows COVID-19 Related Workplace Suits On Rise

Workplace litigation tied to the COVID-19 virus has increased sharply, according to a report from Fisher Phillips, one of the largest U.S. defense firms. This increase highlights the difficulties employers and their attorneys face in navigating new workplace laws and a wave of litigation under existing rules, according to a report in Law 360.

The firm’s case tracker shows new case filings have increased each month. The dataset includes lawsuits between workers and businesses, whether that means employers and employees or companies and independent contractors.

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