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COVID-19 ‘Take Home Exposure’ Cases – Should Employers be Worried?

Content Provider
LexisNexis
Product
Hot Topics - Not for Credit
Date
01/25/2022
Time
1:00pm - 1:30pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Presenter(s)
Julie Webster Matthews
Seats
Available
Learning Method
Virtual Training
Practice Area
Labor and Employment
Registration End
01/25/2022

Price $0.00

Description

The legal concept of “take-home exposure” is common in asbestos litigation, but a recent California decision may open the door for employer liability for ‘take home exposure’ for COVID-19. In See’s Candies, Inc. v Superior Court, 2021 Cal App Lexis 1076, a ‘take home exposure’ lawsuit was allowed to proceed despite other caselaw to the contrary. With spiking cases of COVID-19, should employers be concerned about their liability in these cases? What can they do to best protect themselves from these types of lawsuits?.
This 30-minute program will review a few ‘take home exposure’ cases in CA and other jurisdictions; and highlight LexisNexis materials to help you answer questions and advise clients on safety protocols and procedures in their workplace.

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