While there may be circumstances that would lead to a different result, a coronavirus patient would be unlikely to be able to claim coverage under South Dakota’s Workers' Compensation system.
The outbreak of the coronavirus has caused fear throughout the world. Like everyone else, employers are concerned that coronavirus may significantly impact the economy. Companies are reviewing what they need to do to protect their workforce and their business in the face of this threat.
A recent ruling issued by U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier helps clarify the enforceability of employee nonsolicitation agreements.