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Lawyers: OSHA virus standard may affect lawsuits, comp
2/18/2021

An executive order from President Joe Biden calls on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine whether an emergency temporary standard is necessary to offer worker protections against the coronavirus pandemic. Lawyers say that such a standard is unlikely to prompt a surge of lawsuits against employers, but it could influence what evidence is allowed in court and bolster workers' compensation claims.

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