Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo Talks to SRHM about Workers Comp Claims and Vaccines

News / March 17, 2021

Partner Amanda Van Hoose Garofalo is quoted in an article published on March 17, 2021, by SHRM. The article, “Does Workers Comp Cover an Employee’s Reaction to a COVID-19 Vaccine?”,” reports on employers’ potential concerns about adverse reactions to a COVID-19 vaccine administered to an employee.

Garofalo told the publication, that in general, “if an employer mandates that an employee receive a vaccine in order to be on work premises and the employee has some sort of severe reaction to the vaccine, causing serious illness or injury, the employee could be entitled to workers' compensation benefits.”

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