How coronavirus-related claims will affect workers' compensation in the longer term remains uncertain, although cognitive dysfunction and other persistent symptoms are emerging as a concern, said Teresa Bartlett of Sedgwick. Detecting trends in coronavirus-related claims is difficult because of fractured data availability and a lack of data reporting from self-insured employers, said Mark Walls of Safety National.
Experts: Long-term uncertainty for COVID-19 comp claims
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