New York, NY asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for New Jersey

Q: Can my employer be held accountable for possibly infecting me with covid for not quaranting after international travel?

He did Not quarantine, and said he got a 24hr test done at a place I know does not offer that service. Only 2-4 days due to it being a public testing facility. Also a few people also became ill immediately after his arrival.

1 Lawyer Answer
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
Answered
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You can sue anyone, but can you prove that you got covid from him and not someone else such as when you wen to the supermarket for food. This would be the defense your employer would probably assert. Not that you shouldn't try and you may also be entitled to workers compensation insurance. Speak with a lawyer who handles personal injury cases.

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