Is An Adverse Reaction To An Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccine Compensable Under New England States' Workers’ Compensation Acts?

With the availability of COVID-19 vaccinations and anticipated push to vaccinate the general public in the coming months, it is expected that many employers will mandate that their workers obtain a vaccination either prior to returning to the workplace or as a requirement to remain employed. While the New England states have yet to address the compensability of claims relating to an adverse reaction directly, likely because the issue is too new to have been litigated, the overall theme...
By: Chartwell Law