Workers’ compensation insurers have had a lot on their hands as they manage the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak on businesses across the United States while navigating the evolving regulatory landscape. In Illinois for example, the state’s workers’ compensation commission voted unanimously at the end of April to repeal a controversial emergency rule that created an automatic presumption that frontline workers who contracted the virus got it at work, even if they were working remotely or hadn’t been on the job.
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